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2 boys rescued from a sewer in Jefferson County. Aug. 17, 2012

2 boys rescued from a sewer in Jefferson County. Aug. 17, 2012

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. — Two children became stuck in a sewer in a construction zone near Alameda and C-470 in Jefferson County Friday afternoon.

Reports from the scene said the 12-year-old boys called 911 and it took firefighters a little time to find them. Dispatchers were able to zero in on their location from a hit off of a cell phone tower.

Rescuers say the boys had gone about six blocks after entering the sewer.

West Metro firefighters opened a grate and lowered a ladder into the sewer to bring them out.

Paramedics took a look at them at the scene. They appeared to be okay.

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