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3 missing hikers at Angeles National Forest found safe

Rescue crews searched Tuesday for three missing hikers in Devil's Canyon area near Angeles Crest Highway.

August 30, 2011 12:00:00 AM PDT
Three hikers who were missing in Angeles National Forest have been found, officials said.

Rescuers spotted them Tuesday morning in the Devil's Canyon area near Angeles Crest Highway. They were not injured.

The three men set out on a 15-mile hike in an area that has very rugged terrain, and they were supposed to be home around 5 p.m. Monday.

When they didn't return, the family of one of the hikers notified the sheriff's department.

Search crews worked on the ground and in the air to find the men.