Search and rescue crews called out to rescue Boy Scout, leader in Birch Canyon

Published 08/19 2014 04:57PM

Updated 08/19 2014 06:09PM

CACHE COUNTY, Utah (ABC 4 Utah) UPDATE: Search and rescue was called off around 6 p.m. The scout has minor injuries but is able to hike back down. 

Search and rescue crews were called out to Birch Canyon Tuesday afternoon.

Crews are responding to Birch Canyon in Smithfield after a Boy Scout and his scout leader got stuck on a cliff.

The two were able to text the rest of their scout group which then hiked down and called police.

Crews are now bringing in a helicopter to try and lift the boy and man to safety.

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