Hermantown Man OK After Snow Fort Collapse

Monday, January 20th, 2014 at 6:52 am

On Sunday, Hermantown Police rescued a man who had become trapped in a collapsed snow fort.

The Hermantown Police Department told WDIO that they received the call at 5:20 p.m. A man was buried in heavy snow after a snow fort collapsed on him. The man’s son had called 911.

Police were able to extricate the man. Authorities said he was checked for injuries and then released.

Hermantown Police also reminded the public of the danger of heavy snow and the risks of building snow forts.

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