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Man saved after falling through ice on Lake Erie

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EUCLID, Ohio (AP) -

Several fire fighters rescued a man who fell through ice along the shore of Lake Erie on Saturday. 

The News-Herald of Willoughby reports rescuers arrived about 3 p.m. to find the man trapped up to his waist.

Officials say it took about ten minutes to pull the man free.
    
Euclid Fire Capt. Dave Rowell says the man was walking along the shore and fell. The man was taken to Euclid Hospital where Rowell called his condition stable.
    
Rowell says people should avoid Lake Erie whenever there are strong winds.

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