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Person rescued by Cal Fire from steep drop near Butte Creek Forks

Courtesy: CAL FIRE Butte Unit

First responders in Butte County rescued an injured person who was down a steep cliff on Sunday.

Posted: Feb 21, 2021 6:29 PM
Updated: Feb 22, 2021 11:59 AM

BUTTE CREEK FORKS RECREATION AREA, Calif. - The CAL FIRE Butte Unit, the Butte County Sheriff's Office, and the Sheriff's Search & Rescue team went out to respond to a report of an incident at the Butte Creek Forks Recreation Area. This is located above DeSabla along Doe Mill Road.

The incident was reported around 4:45 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 21, 2021.  A person was injured and was down either a cliff or embankment, unable to get to safety.

According to CAL FIRE, one person was involved with minor to moderate injuries. Responders were able to safely load the patient into Enloe Flight Care to be taken to the hospital.

This is a developing story. Action News Now will keep you updated with new information on-air and online.

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