Airlifted to safety

A group of Scouts had to be rescued by helicopter as wildfires swept through a campground and burned thousands of acres in Utah, according to CNN.

Eighteen Scouts and hikers were airlifted out of the rough, rocky terrain of Salt Creek Canyon, about 85 miles south of Salt Lake City. Luckily, nobody was injured.

There are 72 large fires burning nationwide.

5 Responses to “Airlifted to safety”

  1. yo_shi
    July 21, 2007 at 7:00 am #

    Wow, I didn’t know that there are 72 large fires burning nationwide!

  2. Exterminator
    July 21, 2007 at 11:55 am #

    I hate it when I have to be airlifted out of a hike. :)

  3. Deep Diver
    July 22, 2007 at 5:36 pm #

    wow

  4. Kdog
    July 22, 2007 at 6:58 pm #

    That is great that no one is injured.

  5. REX2
    October 13, 2007 at 5:51 pm #

    AMASING

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