By Bay City News Service
Three members of a California Conservation Corps crew were rescued Friday morning after becoming lost in Austin Creek State Recreation area in Sonoma County, according to the Sonoma County sheriff's office.
The workers, which has been camping and working in the 5,700 recreation area, noticed one of their crew members missing around 2 p.m. on Thursday, sheriff's officials said.
Then, two other crew members who went out looking for the first person also went missing.
California State Park Rangers and the sheriff's office Volunteer Search and Rescue Team were called in, and located the missing crew members around 5:30 a.m. All three were uninjured, officials said.
The search and rescue team is a volunteer unit of around 50 citizens who train together on a weekly basis to assist in missing person searches, community disasters and law enforcement evidence searches.
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