UPDATE: Three Canoeists Rescued in Boundary Waters
A multi-agency rescue ended with three canoeists being airlifted to an Ely hospital Tuesday.
Authorities were called just after 1 p.m. for four canoes that had gone over Basswood Falls in the Boundary Waters.
At one point, a child was pinned under a log in the water, according to Lake County authorities.
All three were rescued safely by helicopter.
Authorities said the child has a possible ankle fracture and hypothermia.
The Lake County Sheriff’s Office did not have the victims’ names or immediate conditions as of Tuesday night.