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Kern County Search and Rescue have rescued multiple people in Kern River near Lake Ming

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Posted at 11:51 AM, May 28, 2017
and last updated 2017-05-28 15:48:31-04

UPDATE: According to Bakersfield Fire Department, three individuals were rescued. Officials say the two females and one male were riding in kayaks and inner-tubes along the river. 

They were able to get themselves on to an island in the middle of river until crews were able to pull them to safety. 

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The Kern County Sheriff's Office search and rescue team is working to rescue multiple people from the Kern River, according to radio traffic. 

The call came out around 11:30 a.m. Sunday. 

Initial reports are that multiple people are stuck on an island in the Kern River near Lake Ming. 

This is a breaking news story, 23ABC has a crew on the way. We will update this story as soon as we have more details.