Lost hikers rescued at Devil's Den in Weston

An family hike at Devil's Den Preserve in Weston yesterday afternoon ended in a search and rescue effort.

An family hike at Devil's Den Preserve in Weston yesterday afternoon ended in a search and rescue effort. (1/13/13)

WESTON - A family hike at Devil's Den Preserve in Weston yesterday afternoon ended in a search and rescue effort, according to authorities.

Emergency crews were summoned to help find two adults and six children who got lost in the preserve yesterday afternoon. The family, which included children ages 16 months old to 13 years old, had a cell phone with them and were able to coordinate with police.

Eventually, the family found a marker, which helped rescue crews locate them. Police say foggy conditions may have caused the group to get lost.

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