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[UPDATE: Correction] Two Airlifted From Round Valley After Suffering Dog Bites

This is not the air ambulance from today’s incident.

At approximately 3:30 p.m., two individuals within the Covelo Fire District were medevacked to the hospital due to hypothermia and frostbite with bites from the adult male’s own dog, scanner traffic indicated.

According to dispatch, one woman lost a finger on her right hand and the man lost skin on his forearm after necrosis set in from the frostbite.

Both patients were being treated for “shock and exposure.”

Two air ambulances were dispatched to pick up the two patients at Round Valley Airport.

FlightRadar24.com records indicate the air ambulance deployed from the Ukiah Airport to retrieve the patients.

More information was sought from both CalFire Howard Forest and Covelo Fire Department but no one could be reached as of Saturday at 5:40 p.m.

Please Note: With the help of a witness, we have now corrected a misunderstanding. The patients were suffering from dog bites.

The flight path of the air ambulance deployed to assist the patients [Screenshot from FlightRadar24.com]

More information was sought from both CalFire Howard Forest and Covelo Fire Department but no one could be reached as of Saturday at 5:40 p.m.

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