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Authorities helping two hikers off big rock in Big Cottonwood Canyon

Mar 13, 2022, 9:20 PM
Unified Police Department squad vehicle. (KSL TV)...
Unified Police Department squad vehicle. (KSL TV)
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BIG COTTONWOOD CANYON, Utah — Two people called for help Sunday night after they got stuck on a big rock near the S curves in Big Cottonwood Canyon.

Det. Kevin Mallory with the Unified Police Department said this is not a search because police know where the hikers are given that they have headlamps on.

No injuries have been reported.

Mallory said the two are just having a hard time getting off the rock due to the wet weather.

A ladder truck was initially brought in, but Mallory said it may not be tall enough to get the hikers down.

UPD and the Unified Fire Authority are responding.

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Authorities helping two hikers off big rock in Big Cottonwood Canyon