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Border Patrol Rescues Distressed Kayakers in Mittry Lake

Release Date: 
January 4, 2016

YUMA, Ariz. – A Yuma Station Border Patrol boat unit, along with Air and Marine Operations (AMO) pilots from Yuma Air Branch and Yuma Proving Ground, responded to a Yuma County Sheriff’s Office 911 call regarding two kayakers in distress at Mittry Lake.

After AMO pilots located the kayakers, the Border Patrol’s boat unit retrieved the duo from the lake.

Rural Metro treated both kayakers for hypothermia before releasing them in good health.

Last modified: 
February 9, 2017