Four people floating down the Mississippi in a duck blind pulled ashore

Crews were working to rescue a group of people who were spotted in the Mississippi River in Buffalo, Iowa.

Sgt. Garret Jahns said four people were in a floating duck blind around 9 p.m. Friday, May 23, 2014.

The group was reportedly spotted floating down the river by an officer and called emergency crews as a safety measure.

Officials were working to pull them ashore around 9:30 p.m. and all four were pulled ashore and safe by 10 p.m.

Davenport Fire, Buffalo Police, the Department of Natural Resources, and Blue Grass Police were on site.

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