The U.S. Coast Guard says two men were rescued after their canoe overturned off Bellingham.

The U.S. Coast Guard says two men were rescued after their canoe overturned off Bellingham.

The men were in Portage Channel near Lummi Island on Saturday morning. A witness on shore called authorities just before 11 a.m. to say he could see that the men were in the water. Neither was wearing a life jacket.

A crew in a 25-foot boat responded from the Coast Guard station in Bellingham, and found the men with the help of a U.S. Customs and Border Protection helicopter.

The men were treated for mild hypothermia.