Several people injured in B.C. avalanches, including 2 in critical condition

a minimum of 5 people have been injured after two avalanches close to Pemberton, B.C. 

in step with B.C. Emergency Health Services, emergency crews responded to the incidents around 1 p.m. on Saturday.

Two sufferers in critical condition and a 3rd affected person with unknown injuries were transported to a medical institution in Whistler.

patients in very important situation were airlifted to Vancouver General Health Center. 

Pemberton Seek and Rescue is on scene, stated Tiffany Akins with the Provincial Well Being Services Authority. 

BCEHS deployed 4 ambulances, a give a boost to car and a helicopter in Pemberton. 

CBC News has requested additional info from Pemberton Search and Rescue and Pemberton Fireplace Rescue.

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