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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 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.

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