St. Charles Fire Department makes cold water rescue

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ST. CHARLES, MO – Saturday afternoon the St. Charles City Fire Department had to make a cold-water rescue after a vehicle went through a guardrail and into a lake off Fountain Lakes Boulevard.

Rescue crews had to don cold water rescue suits to enter the lake.  Rescuers located vehicle submerged in 8 to 10 feet of water, pulling a victim from the icy water.

The victim was transported to the hospital in critical condition.

The incident is being investigated by the St. Charles City Police Department.

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