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Thunder Bay firefighters rescue men from Mt. McKay

Two men were rescued from Mount McKay Tuesday night after getting lost in the dark.
Two men became lost in the dark while trekking on Thunder Bay's Mount McKay. Thunder Bay Fire Service rescued the pair Tuesday night. (

Two men were rescued from Mount McKay Tuesday night after getting lost in the dark.

The Thunder Bay Fire Service was called out just after 10 p.m., after a security guard heard calls for help.

The guard was on his final rounds at the Mount McKay lookout when he came across an empty pickup truck and started looking around for its owner.  That's when he heard the men to the west of the lookout.

As darkness fell, the two men had become lost and couldn't find their way back.

Firefighters were able to quickly make contact with the two men. They then proceeded to set up their high angle rescue equipment to get both men down. The process took about 90 minutes.

The fire service said no one was injured or needed medical attention.


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