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Climbing Wall Collapse Injures Eight Children
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LAKESIDE – Officials say a climbing wall collapse at a northwestern Montana church camp sent eight children to area hospitals with broken bones and heavy bruising.

Glacier Camp and Conference Center Interim Director Steve Edwards says the collapse occurred about 10 a.m. Saturday at the camp next to Flathead Lake near the town of Lakeside.

Edwards tells the Daily Inter Lake that three boys, ages 11, 13 and 14, and a 13-year-old girl, were taken to St. Joseph Hospital in Polson.

He says four other children were taken to Kalispell Regional Medical Center. Edwards says two of his grandsons are among the injured.

He says the wall was about eight feet tall and is used to practice rock climbing, and that adults had to lift the wall off two children after it fell.
 
On 10-26-10, Old Salt commented....
Eight childeren injured by a falling eight foot high wall?  That must be one long climbing wall.  On the face of it the math does not look right. Beacon?
 
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