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Rescuers Save 17 Hikers from Flash Flood

The SAR effort at Tanque Verde Falls near Tucson lasted well into Sunday night and Monday morning.

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All 17 hikers stranded by a flash flood at Tanque Verde Falls near Tucson had a happy ending by early Monday morning, when rescuers pulled the final hikers safely from the area. A helicopter rescued several of the hikers, including a 4-year-old boy.