Phoenix Fire Department called for mountain rescue at Papago Butte
Nov 29, 2020, 10:26 AM
PHOENIX — The Phoenix Fire Department was called on Sunday to a mountain rescue on Papago Butte in Scottsdale.
Firefighters from Phoenix, Scottsdale and Tempe all responded to the scene of an adult female who suffered an injury to a lower extremity on the mountain, according to a release.
Technical Rescue Teams have successfully treated and transported the patient to a local hospital in stable condition. pic.twitter.com/VSYqehe9uy
— Phoenix Fire Dept. (@PHXFire) November 29, 2020
“The patient was extricated from the trail by fire personnel and transported to a local hospital via ambulance for further evaluation,” Phoenix Fire Department captain Kenny Overton said in the release.
No firefighters were injured during the rescue.
The fire department reminded hikers in a tweet to wear appropriate hiking gear, bring plenty of water and bring a fully charged cellphone for those who are taking to the trails.
No further details have been released.