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(NEW YORK) — Firefighters from the Fire Department of New York rescued a boy who was trapped on an ice floe in the Bronx River on Thursday.

According to ABC’s New York affiliate WABC-TV, the rescue occurred at about 4:30 p.m. Thursday near the intersection of Bronx River Avenue and Westchester Avenue. The boy could be seen standing near the shore while rescuers lowered a ladder to the boy, who climbed to safety.

WABC reports that there was initially a second child who fell into the water but managed to get to safety before firefighters arrived.

 

FDNY Firefighters from Ladder 54 rescued a boy trapped on ice in the Bronx River today. (photos by FDNY) pic.twitter.com/PN21WHRjTi

— FDNY (@FDNY) January 30, 2015

 

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