Man, 82, critical after sauna rescue

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QMI Agency

, Last Updated: 7:18 PM ET

ST. CATHARINES, Ont. -- An elderly man is in critical condition after being pulled unconscious from a sauna Sunday at the Best Western St. Catharines Hotel and Conference Centre.

Emergency crews responded to the hotel at North Service Rd. at 1:14 p.m., where the 82-year-old man was found unresponsive.

Niagara Emergency Medical Services didn't know Sunday evening if he fell asleep in the sauna, or if the situation was the result of a medical condition.

The man was transported to the St. Catharines hospital.


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