UPDATE: Cousins save each other after falling into frozen pond in N.E. Oklahoma City
Update 1:22 p.m. - What started as a small hole in a frozen pond in northeast Oklahoma City turned into a heroic rescue operation.
But trained professionals didn’t do the rescuing, a young girl led the efforts.
Officials said a girl and her cousins were at the pond near N.E. 122nd St. and Kelley Thursday when one fell through the ice.
Crews said the girl and her relatives worked to save each other; more than one ending up in the freezing water before the ordeal was over.
They went home and are expected to recover.
Friday emergency crews were called to the hole in the ice when footprints and gloves were found nearby.
Luckily no one was in the water.
OKLAHOMA CITY – Crews searching a pond near N.E. 122nd St. and Kelley Ave. where they said someone may have fallen through the ice.
According to scanner reports, crews are bringing in a boat after finding a hole in the ice Friday morning.
They said they are not sure if someone may have fallen in and is still in the water or if they might have been able to get out.
Officials said footprints in the snow lead to the pond and way from the water.
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