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Pocatello couple found safe in Fremont County backcountry

Published On: Dec 31 2012 12:30:08 PM CST   Updated On: Dec 31 2012 12:30:38 PM CST

ST. ANTHONY, Idaho -

A Pocatello couple are safe after spending the night in the Yale Creek backcountry.

About 24 Fremont County Search and Rescue volunteers were called to look for the couple at 6:40 p.m Sunday. According to the Fremont County Sheriff's office, a private helicopter from Belgrade, Mont., was called in to assist in the search Monday.

The un-named couple were found safe and unharmed at around 10:30 a.m. Monday in the Ray's Peak area near the Yale-Kilgore Road.