Missing hikers found after search in Brevard County

Pair called authorities asking for help


BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. – Officials searched for missing hikers Friday after two people called authorities asking for help in the Mosquito Lagoon area.


"Two people called in saying they've been out in the Mosquito Lagoon area along the ICW in Oak Hill/Brevard County for several hours and don't know where they are," Andrew Grant, with the Volusia County Sheriff's Office, told News 6. "We're working with several others to find them." ​​​​​​

The popular fishing and wildlife area is in North Brevard County near the Canaveral National Seashore.

Law enforcement agencies in Brevard and Volusia counties assisted in the search.

"We are assisting with our helicopter and Ag/Marine," Brevard County Sheriff's Office officials said.


Around 3:30 p.m. Friday, Volusia County deputies confirmed that the hikers were found and are both fine.