Cleveland firefighters rescued a 16-year-old girl and a 10-year-old boy from Mill Creek Falls on Saturday afternoon.
Originally, News 5 was told by authorities that the boy was 11 years old. Around 2 p.m., firefighters received a call for a water rescue on the 8300 block of Webb Terrace in the Mill Creek Falls area.
Crews rescued the juveniles from the bottom of a steep embankment. Officials said the children hopped a fence and crossed the river well below the falls, but slipped on mossy rock when they tried to get up into a gap in the falls, sweeping them into deeper water.
Authorities said the water was extremely cold.
The 16-year-old was holding onto a log near the shore to stay away from the current, according to officials.