6 children hurt playing tug of war at Cooper City summer camp

2 treated at hospital for 'bumps and bruises,' released


COOPER CITY, Fla. – Six children were hurt in a tug of war game at a Cooper City summer camp that was initially reported to be heat exhaustion.

The Broward Sheriff's Office Department of Fire Rescue initially reported that six kids at Potential Christian Academy were taken to area hospitals after suffering from heat exhaustion.

However, BSO Department of Fire Rescue spokesman Mike Jachles said it was later determined that six teens were hurt playing tug of war, but two were taken to a hospital to be treated for "bumps and bruises."

Jachles said the teens were treated, released and returned to summer camp.

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