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KVFD responds to missing hiker alert


KENT—The Kent Volunteer Fire Department responded to a request from the New York State Police late in the afternoon on March 10 to assist with the rescue of a lost hiker. 

A command post was set up at Preston Mountain Club and the hiker’s GPS location was picked up. While the command was working on deployment, notification was received that troopers from Troop L of the Connecticut State Police had located the hiker, who was safe and uninjured. 

Fire departments from Sherman, Gaylordsville and Warren, dispatchers at Litchfield County Dispatch (LCD) and the Preston Mountain Club staff provided mutual aid.

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    March 15, 2024 at 9:54 am

    Thank you all for responding. We love, respect and support our first responders!

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