Four kids missing from Citrus County campground found safe

This is video from right after the rescue.

UPDATE: The children have been found safe, according to the Citrus County Sheriff's Office. 

The sheriff says they were found by fishermen on the Chassahowitzka River.

Three of the children show signs of hypothermia and are being treated by EMS.




Officials are scouring the area near a Citrus County campground for four missing children.

The Citrus County Sheriff's Office Patrol, Aviation, K-9, Volunteer Bloodhound units and FWC are searching the Chassahowitzka Campground in Homosassa for the children, who were exploring around their campsite after arriving there with their families earlier today.

The children are: 

  • Jade, a girl, age 9, wearing a purple coat
  • Rocket, a boy, age 8, wearing navy Blue hoodie
  • Jasper, a boy, ge 7, wearing gray sweatpants
  • Aidan, a boy, age 9, wearing green two-tone windbreaker

Anyone who comes in contact with these children, or has any information about their whereabouts, please contact 911 immediately. 

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