GFD rescues 2 hikers lost in Pagat Cave area

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Units from the Guam Fire Department rescued two female hikers at Pagat Cave. (PNC photo by Allan Balbin)

Two hikers were rescued by the Guam Fire Department this afternoon after they were lost in the Pagat Cave area.

The hikers — two females aged 20 and 30 years old — were hiking with a group at 7 o’clock this morning. When they could not be located, a member of the group called 911 for assistance.

Engine 10 from the Yigo fire station and rescue units 1, 2, and 3 were activated to search for the hikers, according to GFD spokesperson Kevin Reilly.

Battalion Chief D.G. Aguon says they aren’t sure how long the hikers were lost.

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“We received the call approximately 11:40 am and we initiated the search. As far as the reporting party and how long they’ve been missing, I’m not too sure. But once we do more questioning, we’ll get more details and a better idea of how long these guys have been out here,” Aguon said.

Just after 1 o’clock this afternoon, rescue units located the hikers. They were found in good health and were escorted back to the trail by rescue personnel.

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