Eight missing children were rescued in the Hudson Valley.

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Last week, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation confirmed DEC Forest Rangers rescued eight missing children and a missing man in Sullivan County.

On June 11 at 5:30 p.m., Forest Ranger Allwine overheard radio traffic from Sullivan County 911 dispatching New York State Police to a search for a missing man and eight missing children near Mamakating Town Park in the Town of Mamakting, according to the DEC.

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Ranger Allwine responded and once on the scene was informed the leader of the lost party went hiking on the red trail in the park and became disoriented, officials say.

A member of Hatzolah was also on scene and acted as a translator with the hiker via cell phone. Cell phone coordinates obtained through 911 provided negative results. At 6:30 p.m. Ranger Allwine located the lost group and escorted them out of the woods, according to the DEC.

All resources were clear of the scene at 7 p.m. No injuries were reported.

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