A Hiker Got Lost In The Woods And A Rescue Team Called Them For 24 Hours But They Never Picked Up Since They Didn’t Know The Number

“One notable take-away is that the subject ignored repeated phone calls from us because they didn’t recognize the number.”

“If you’re overdue according to your itinerary, and you start getting repeated calls from an unknown number, please answer the phone; it may be a SAR team trying to confirm you’re safe!”

Facebook; pictured above is the public service announcement from Lake County Search and Rescue regarding picking up your phone in an emergency

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