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Ariz. teens rescued from tree after lake ice cracks

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SHOW LOW, Ariz. — Two teenagers were rescued after spending over two hours hanging on a dead tree after ice on a large lake in Arizona began to crack.

Another teenager called for help while the the two teenagers clung to the tree, authorities told the Arizona Daily Sun.

The teenagers were rescued after a firefighter wearing a protective suit crawled across the lake and used a rope to pull a boat across the lake.

Each of the teenagers lost a shoe during the incident. They were taken to a local hospital for treatment of mild hypothermia  on Wednesday.

Read more: Arizona Daily Sun