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MCSO patrols Salt River in swamp boat

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MESA, Ariz. -

As the summer heats up, more and more people are heading out to valley waterways to cool off.

One of the most popular spots is the Salt River.

FOX 10’s Troy Hayden took a ride on a craft the patrols the river to keep people safe – on something you don't see very often in the desert, as opposed to the swamps in Florida and Louisiana. It's a fan boat!

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