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Boy Scouts, Leaders Rescued From Oak Creek Canyon
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“It was a large pond and it would have had to wade across it and according to the search and rescue folks who were down there it would have been chest high on some of the boys, and they weren’t equipped with that kind of equipment or clothing to do that,” Blair said.
He says once search crews reached the scouts, some of the team stayed with the boys, while others attended to a 71-year-old adult who had suffered a leg injury, until they could get him ready to walk out. The man then declined transportation to a hospital.