Butte County search teams rescue missing teens at Feather Falls in stormy weather

Butte County search teams rescue missing teens at Feather Falls in stormy weather

Butte County search and rescue teams retrieved two teenagers Wednesday who had gotten lost near Feather Falls after going on a hike in inclement weather. Around 6:15 p.m. Tuesday, the Butte County Sheriff’s Office received a call from a teenager who was hiking with four friends, two of whom had been missing for four hours, according to a news release issued by the sheriff’s office. Sheriff’s search and rescue teams began their search, which was hampered by the weather, and at about 11 p.m. spotted the two missing teenagers 200 feet down the Feather Falls overlook, according to the release. Cal Fire and Butte County EMS responded, lowering a walkie-talkie, food and blankets to the hikers. Family members who were standing by were able to talk to them, according to the release. Digital Access for only $0.99 For the most comprehensive local coverage, subscribe today. SUBSCRIBE NOW #ReadLocal By […]

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