CHICO, Calif. - UPDATE: As of 11 a.m., Chico Fire Swift Water Rescue pulled out of the effort to search for a body reported being swept down the Lindo Channel.
This does not mean for sure that the report was a 'false alarm' - there is a chance that someone was swept away by the current, and they'll be back out to search the area in the next few days when the water's gone down.
CHICO, Calif. - Chico Fire Technical Rescue Crews are responding to reports of a body seen in the Lindo Channel off of the Esplanade in Chico.
The report came in at about 8:15 a.m. Thursday morning from a woman in the area of Manzanita Avenue and Mariposa Avenue.
She told authorities that she saw what looked like a body in a sleeping bag along the channel.
Crews are staging all along the channel from the intersection of Mariposa and Manzanita Avenues and west to Holly Avenue.
This is a developing story. Stay tuned for updates.
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