UPDATE: Authorities Identify Man Trapped Under Cabin near Tower

UPDATE: Authorities Identify Man Trapped Under Cabin near Tower

Updated: July 07, 2019 10:36 PM

The St. Louis County Sheriff's Office has identified the man who had to be rescued after being trapped under a cabin on Lake Vermilion shortly after 6:00 on Saturday afternoon. 

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St. Louis County Sheriff's Office Sgt. Kevin Friebee tells WDIO News the man is 40-year-old Michael Tam of Tower. 

St. Louis County Deputy Sheriff Cody Dillinger tells WDIO News Tam was trying to move a 12 x 16 cabin located on Daisy Bay Resort on Lake Vermilion when the cabin fell off the jacks, trapping him underneath.

He was removed, and was transported to Essentia St. Mary's in Duluth where he was said on Sunday evening to be in fair condition.

Tower Ambulance, Virginia Ambulance, Tower Fire, Greenwood Township First Responders, Tower Fire Department, St. Louis County Sheriff's Office, Greenwood Fire, and Pike Sandy Fire responded.

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