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REACH responds to medical call

(REACH helicopter lands in a field)…El Centro police were on the scene.

Rumors began to fly. Commander Robert Sawyer of the El Centro Police Department says the rumors were all wrong. The REACH medical helicopter landed in a field in a vacant lot in the 1400 block of Adams Avenue to transport a resident in the area suffering a medical issue. Sawyer said police responded to the scene to direct traffic, to allow the helicopter to land and take-off safely. He said the incident did not involve any suspected criminal activity.