Body of missing Calif. firefighter found in Nebraska

The family of a missing California firefighter says his body has been found in Haigler, a small town in the southwest corner of Nebraska.

Charlie Dowd's body was spotted Friday by a BNSF railway worker and immediately reported to the authorities.

Haigler is between McCook and Fort Morgan, Colorado, the area where authorities have been searching for Dowd for the past couple days.

The Dowd family said in a Facebook Posting while they were "devastated, they would like to express their gratitude for the many prayers, support, and messages...and for the efforts of the many volunteers who have helped search for him this past week."

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