Two men in their twenties were rescued Monday morning after being trapped on the breakwall and underneathe the Port Washington lighthouse on Lake Michigan, Port Washington Fire Chief Mark Mitchell said. The men walked onto the breakwall at about 4:30 a.m. and were rescued at about 10:30 a.m.
The two men were taken away in an ambulance. Mitchell said the two suffered trauma to various parts of their bodies, such as scrapes, bruises and cuts, but no obvious fractures. They were also both hypothermic. , and .
Becca Mulenburg, a Port Washington resident who works from home, made the call to the dispatch center at about 8:30 a.m. that lead to the rescue effort.
A video from news partners Fox 6 talks with one of the rescued men as well as a rescuer after the incident.