Phoenix Fire Department rescues injured woman from South Mountain
Dec 5, 2020, 11:44 AM
(Phoenix Fire Department Photo)
PHOENIX — The Phoenix Fire Department rescued a hiker off of South Mountain on Saturday morning.
Firefighters responded to a call of an adult female hiker with a lower leg injury around 10 a.m., according to a release.
The woman was hoisted by helicopter off the mountain after rescue crews determined the terrain was unsafe.
Phoenix firefighters have completed a hoist operation on south mountain. The patient has been transported to a local hospital in stable condition . pic.twitter.com/XeOYloiJ6i
— Phoenix Fire Dept. (@PHXFire) December 5, 2020
The hiker was transported to the hospital by ambulance for further assessment and is in stable condition, according to a tweet from the fire department.
No firefighters were injured during the rescue.
No further details have been released.
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