26 rescued from flash flooding at Sabino Canyon

Published: Jul. 31, 2017 at 1:11 AM MST|Updated: Jul. 31, 2017 at 5:05 AM MST
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TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - At least 26 people were stranded by flash flooding at Sabino Canyon Sunday night, authorities said.

The Pima County Sheriff's Department said all 26 people were rescued by 11 p.m. Sunday.

Cody Gress, spokesman for the Pima County Sheriff's Department, said none of the people were in immediate danger.

Gress said the people were stranded on the far side of the bridge leading from Seven Falls/Bear Canyon to the parking lot.

Sunday's incident comes a week after 17 hikers were trapped by flooding at Tanque Verde Falls.

The PCSD Search and Rescue Unit, Department of Public Safety and Southern Arizona Rescue Association worked the rescue.

No injuries were reported.

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