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Update: Search for possible body in American River called off

The Sacramento Fire Department has called off its search for a person that was reported to have gone into the American River at the Howe Avenue boat ramp, said Roberto Padilla, fire department spokesman.

Initially, the fire department had two boats and 25 firefighters executing the search and the department had requested air support, Padilla said.

The person was last seen about 4 p.m. at the boat ramp, Padilla said.