VIDEO: Crews rescue person from frigid waters of Niagara Falls

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NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (WIVB/WNCN) — Crews went into the cold waters of Niagara Falls to rescue a person.

While details are scant, the rescue was between Goat Island and Prospect Point above the falls.

The current water temperature near the rescue is 53 degrees. A person will begin to lose consciousness after being in waters of that temperature after one hour.

Onlookers who called 911 were on a tour of the area.

This story will be updated.

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