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Kayakers Rescued

January 4, 2016

YUMA, Arizona – On Saturday, January 2, a Yuma Station Border Patrol boat unit, along with Air and Marine Operations pilots from Yuma Air Branch, responded to a Yuma County Sheriff’s Office 911 call regarding two kayakers in distress at Mittry Lake.

Kayakers Rescued

After AMO pilots located the kayakers, the Border Patrol’s boat unit retrieved the duo from the lake. Rural Metro treated both kayakers for hypothermia before releasing them in good health.

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