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Update: missing hikers found


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The Hikers were found just after 9pm Sunday night.


Officials with the Fort Blackmore Volunteer Fire Department confirmed with News Channel 11 they are searching for four missing hikers in the Devil's Bathtub area.

Fire officials said they got the call at 7:17p.m. Sunday night in the high knob area near the popular hiking site that three adults and one child were lost.

The hikers were able to contact emergency officials via a cell phone to notify them that they needed assistance.

Members of Fort Blackmore, Duffield Fire and Rescue, and the Scott County Sheriff's Office were aiding in the search Sunday night.

According to fire officials there is one hiker with a possible ankle injury.

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