Rescuers respond to ice-covered lake in Chester County

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Watch video from Chopper 6 after rescue crews responded to an ice-covered lake on January 15, 2018. (WPVI)

First responders converged on an ice-covered lake in Honey Brook, Chester County Monday afternoon.

Action News is told a call came in around 1:30 p.m. Monday reporting at least one person needing to be rescued.

Video from Chopper 6 showed what appeared to be three iceboats - sailing craft designed to move across ice - on the lake.

Two were on the ice near the shore. A third appeared to have capsized on part of the lake that had not completely frozen over.

Numerous rescue units were seen on the banks of the lake.

Two first responders were walking on the ice near the capsized iceboat.

There were no immediate reports available on any injuries or how many people may have been rescued.

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