Kimbler Search and Rescue Update Tuesday Morning

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Date: April 29, 2014
Contact: , 803-647-3964

National Park Service Rangers made voice contact with JR Kimbler and his two children early this morning approximately 2 miles off trail in Congaree National Park. Rangers have visually located the family and are working with SAR teams to safely rescue them from their off trail location.

The park will provide more information as the rescue operation develops.

Public Information Officers
Dana Soehn,, 803-647-3964 (o), 865-712-4928 (c)
Brent Everitt,, 803-647-3964 (o), 843-847-1936 (c)

Did You Know?

Congaree National Park

Within the park are cattle mounds. These mounds were built to allow livestock to climb to higher ground during floods. In 1996 these mounds were added to the National Register of Historic Places

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