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Rescuers Fish Boy Scouts From River

Two people taken to the hospital

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    Rescuers Fish Boy Scouts From River
    One woman was taken to the hospital after hitting her head in the water.

    There were a few tense moments along the Brandywine River Sunday when a group of Boy Scouts, out canoeing, needed to be rescued.

    Members of a Pennsylvania scout troop from Boothwyn, Delaware County were drifting down the river near Chadds Ford when their canoes got tangled and stuck in some trees, fire officials said.

    The rushing waters, left high and rough from Saturday's strong storms, trapped the scouts near the Brandywine River Museum. Rescuers swooped in to get everyone out of the water.

    Two people were taken to Crozer-Chester Hospital with what appeared to be minor injuries.

    Boy Scouts Rescued From Brandywine

    [PHI] Boy Scouts Rescued From Brandywine
    High waters trap a group of Delaware County Boy Scouts on the Brandywine.
    (Published Monday, June 15, 2009)

    The rescue happened just a few miles downstream from where two brothers drowned last week when they went out kayaking after Tuesday morning's violent storms. One brother's body was recovered that same day. The body of the other a Presbyterian minister, was found by picnickers Saturday in Pocopson, Pa.