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.

All five people were wearing life jackets and were able to swim to a nearby island where they were rescued and brought to shore.

Officials say gusty winds contributed to the incident.

The sheriff’s office is reminding the public to always wear life jackets.

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