Drones help in rescue of 2 stranded hikers in Phillpstown

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PHILIPSTOWN -

Two hikers were rescued with the help of drones in Putnam County.

First responders called in multiple departments to try to reach the hikers.

The men became stranded on a steep section of the Breakneck Ridge in Philipstown Sunday. 

Drones first inspected the area before several firefighters descended the cliff and pulled the hikers to safety.

No one was hurt.

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