Snow Fort Dangers

Two boys were trapped for hours in a snow fort after a plow covered them in 7 feet of snow.
1:53 | 11/28/14

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And now to two young boys lucky to be alive this morning. Buried alive when a snowplow accidently pushed a wall of snow over them, trapping them for hours. Gio Benitez. Trapped in a snowbank, two little babies zbrr two children safe after this dramatic Thanksgiving rescue caught on tape. Watch although police officers, relatives and neighbors frantically try to dig the 9 and 11-year-old boys out, trapped at least four hours after more than seven feet of snow. It began 6:00 P.M. Wednesday night. The two cousins were building a snow fort in a parks lot when a snowplow buried them. When they didn't return home by 10:00, family and friends searched for them. And calling police in to search for them. A shovel sticking out of the snow drew an officer's attention. He picked up the shovel and started digging. Reporter: They tried to uncover the boys. The community coming out to help. Some digging with shovels. Others clawing at the snow with their bare hands. The police ran to every neighbor in the complex to get shovels for the little kids. Reporter: Finally at around 2:00 A.M., the boys were pulled from the snow, cold but otherwise okay and taken to the hospital to recover. The mother of one of the boys taking to instagram to show gratitude. Thankful my son and nephew are here. Happy to have them safe at home alive. #Love these two boys. Thankful indeed. They are in the hospital with their families, but we are told they are in good health. It's a true Thanksgiving day miracle. They were just playing in the snow. Freak accident. So glad they're okay. Thank you. And we move on to Burt

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