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UPDATE: Young boy still alive after slipping into falls

UPDATE: Young boy still alive after slipping into falls

Photo: KGMI/Karen Taylor

KGMI News reporting

BELLINGHAM, Wash. – A seven-year-old boy who slipped into the falls at Whatcom Falls Park is in critical condition.

An earlier report from Bellingham Police that the boy was dead is not correct.

The boy was pulled from the base of the falls after a two hour search.

The was moved from PeaceHealth Saint Josephs Medical Center to Seattle Children’s Hospital where he remains in critical condition.

Rescuers were quickly on the scene just after 1 p.m. Tuesday afternoon.

The city cut the flow of water to the falls to make it easier to look for the child.

The boy’s family cried out when he was finally discovered.

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