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UPDATE: Six people rescued from island in Salinas River

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Posted at 6:21 PM, Jan 20, 2023

UPDATE: Cal Fire SLO officials say all six people have been rescued.

Rescue crews responded to the Salinas River just east of Atascadero on Friday for a report of six people stuck on an island in the middle of the river.

The report came in at about 5:15 p.m.

The people were reportedly surrounded by water off Rocky Canyon Rd. near Old Abode Canyon Rd.

This is a developing story and will be updated with new information as it becomes available.