MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The Minneapolis Fire Department is highlighting the important role played by life vests after an overturned canoe sent four people into Bde Maka Ska.
The incident happened at about 8:20 p.m. on the lake formerly known as Lake Calhoun.
The canoe overturned just off of Thomas Beach. It was carrying three adults and one child.
A Minneapolis Fire Department boat was able to reach them in the water and give them a ride back to shore.
All four of the people in the canoe were wearing life jackets.