UPDATE: Cal Fire SLO officials say all six people have been rescued.
UPDATE: #RockyIC all 6 patients have been rescued. USAR Teams have cleared the water. All units will be clear of incident in the next 30 minutes. #CALFIRESLU #SLOCountyFire #USAR pic.twitter.com/lZpxvUUduS— CAL FIRE SLO (@CALFIRE_SLO) January 21, 2023
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.