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8-year-old avalanche survivor 'doing well' at the hospital

By Will Wadley, KECI Weekend Anchor, wwadley@keci.com
Published On: Mar 02 2014 07:01:34 PM MST
Updated On: Mar 03 2014 09:07:06 AM MST
MISSOULA, Mont -

Friends of the boy who survived an avalanche in Missoula Friday are rallying around the boy and his family.

An online fundraiser’s been set up on fundraiser.com for 8-year-old Phoenix Scoles, who was buried in avalanche debris for 45 minutes before rescue crews and volunteers were able to pull him out.

According to the site, Scoles is doing well at the hospital, but his family could use help covering expenses and hospital bills.

To learn more about the fundraiser, click here.