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Firefighters conduct water rescue in Barkhamsted after canoe flips over

BARKHAMSTED — Barkhamsted East and Pleasant Valley Fire, along with mutual aid from New Hartford Fire and Ambulance conducted a water rescue on the Farmin...
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BARKHAMSTED — Barkhamsted East and Pleasant Valley Fire, along with mutual aid from New Hartford Fire and Ambulance conducted a water rescue on the Farmington River at approximately 2 p.m. Wednesday.

According to officials, two parties overturned in a canoe and had to be rescued.

The only injury reported was a minor cut to a foot.

Barkhamsted East Fire reminds the public to be sure to have proper clothing, footwear, and safety equipment for any activities out on the water this summer.

Firefighters conduct water rescue in Barkhamsted after canoe flips over