Paddlers rescued from Beaver River

The Courier

CFB Cold Lake units rescued two kayakers in response to a 911 call September 29.

Personnel from 11 MP Flight found the paddlers on the Beaver River near the base. One was a military member, the other a civilian. Both were suffering from hypothermia.

The MPs and 4 Wing Fire Department personnel treated them at the scene, and 417 Squadron transported them by helicopter to the Cold Lake hospital for further treatment.