MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Authorities in St. Louis County say no one was hurt after a boat capsized on White Iron Lake Sunday afternoon.
According to the sheriff’s office, emergency crews responded around 2:30 p.m. to a water emergency at the lake. There, officials say a 14-foot boat with five people in it capsized.READ MORE: Twins' Triple, 2 Bases-Loaded Walks In 10th Beat Texas
All five people were wearing life jackets and were able to swim to a nearby island where they were rescued and brought to shore.READ MORE: Severe Blood Shortage Nationwide Impacting Minnesota Hospitals
Officials say gusty winds contributed to the incident.MORE NEWS: Investigators ID Person Whose Body Parts Were Found In NE Mpls. As Adam Richard Johnson
The sheriff’s office is reminding the public to always wear life jackets.