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Fully submerged vehicle found in Butte Creek

Cal Fire responded to a report of a fully submerged vehicle in Butte Creek at Afton Road on Sunday, Feb 16.

Posted: Feb 16, 2020 3:52 PM

BUTTE COUNTY, Calif. - Cal Fire responded to a report of a fully submerged vehicle in Butte Creek at Afton Road on Sunday, Feb 16.

Cal Fire Butte County says their swift water rescue team responded to a report of a vehicle in the water and it was unknown if there was anybody inside at the time of the call. 

Officials say emergency personnel arrived and determined the vehicle was unoccupied and the vehicle was pulled from the water.

It is unclear how the vehicle got there and who it belongs to.

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