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Two men rescued from tree in Jamul creek

Two men rescued from tree surrounded by water in Jamul
Posted at 7:38 PM, Feb 10, 2024
and last updated 2024-02-11 00:23:50-05

JAMUL, Calif. (KGTV) — Two men were rescued from a tree surrounded by water "approximately 300 yards away from shore" on Saturday afternoon, officials said.

The incident was initially reported around 5 p.m. at 13531 Otay Lakes Road. Authorities later confirmed the location to be a quarter mile from Skydive San Diego.

According to the Chula Vista Fire Department, both individuals have been successfully extricated from the tree and have been transported to a local hospital.

This is a developing story. 10News will update this article as more information becomes available.