Scouts praised for response after tornado hits Iowa camp

Thursday, June 12, 2008 | 10:19 p.m. CDT; updated 11:47 p.m. CDT, Monday, July 21, 2008

BLENCOE, Iowa — Boy Scouts who came to each others’ aid after a tornado that killed four of their comrades and injured 48 people were hailed as heroes Thursday for helping to administer first aid and search for victims buried in their flattened campsite.