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Bakersfield firefighters rescue three men stranded in Lake Ming

Posted at 11:25 AM, Apr 13, 2017
and last updated 2017-04-13 14:31:35-04

Bakersfield Fire brought three men to safety after they were stranded on a sandbar mid-river at Lake Ming, clinging to trees Wednesday afternoon.

Firefighters deployed a rope rescue system to help the three victims.

A video of fire officials rescuing one of the victims was posted on Facebook: