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UPDATE: 14 year-old boy safely rescued in Pocket Wilderness

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UPDATE: As of 9:40 Sunday evening, rescuers were able to get the boy out of the Pocket Wilderness. He was transported to Children's Hospital at Erlanger.


PREVIOUS STORY: At 5:40 pm, a 9-1-1 call was made reporting a 14-year-old male had fallen at the "Blue Hole" Pocket Wilderness trails in Hamilton County.

Several rescue units have responded to the scene to assist Mowbray Volunteer Fire Department with additional manpower. Those units include Soddy-Daisy FD, Dallas Bay VFD, Sequoyah VFD and Sale Creek VFD. Walden's Ridge Emergency Services and Lone Oak VFD responded with their Rope Rescue teams. Fire officials report they will have to carry out the patient and cross a swift water creek.

They are hoping to have the patient out by dark.


PREVIOUS STORY: Several rescue groups are working together to rescue an injured teenager in Pocket Wilderness.

Channel 3 is told a teenager was swimming and injured his leg.

The call for help was made shortly at 5:30pm. Several agencies were called in to assist in the mutual aid rescue.

Stay with Channel 3 for more on this developing story. 

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