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Alzheimer's patient found safely after firefighter search

An East Texas Alzheimer's patient is safe after firefighters had to go looking for him.

Smith County Sheriff's officials say that around 6 p.m. Wednesday, a man wandered off on his property on County Road 1112, outside of Flint.

The man was missing for about an hour, but he was wearing a locator bracelet from the Alzheimer's Alliance of Smith County. First responders traced the signal, and were able to locate him safely.

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