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UPDATE: All 26 hikers trapped in Sabino Canyon have been safely rescued

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UPDATE: All 26 hikers who were stranded by raging floodwaters on the far side of a bridge that leads from 7 Falls and Bear Canyon down to the Sabino Canyon recreation parking lot have been rescued.  

According to Pima County Sheriff's, volunteers with the Southern Arizona Rescue Association (SARA) with assistance from a DPS Ranger helicopter air lifted the hikers to safety by around 11:30 p.m.


TUCSON - Pima County Sheriff's Department Search and Rescue unit are helping 26 hikers stranded in Sabino Canyon. 

A Department of Public Safety Ranger helicopter and the Southern Arizona Rescue Association are also helping in the effort, according to PCSD. 

The hikers are stuck at the start of the trail to Seven Falls/Bear Canyon due to flash flooding. They can't get across to the parking lot. 

PCSD said no one is in immediate danger. 

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