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Fresno SAR Incident 6/20

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Fresno SAR Incident 6/20

Postby maverick » Thu Jun 21, 2018 4:09 pm

Fresno Co. Sheriff's:
Wednesday evening, the Fresno County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a missing 15 year old boy. The teen never returned to his campground after rafting with family members in the Mono Hot Springs area. Search and Rescue (SAR) deputies and volunteers responded to the area to look for him. They worked throughout the night and around 9:00 am on Thursday SAR members found him. Our EAGLE One helicopter was directed to the location, landed, picked up the boy and flew him back to his family. He was not injured.
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