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Overheated hiker rescued off Deem Hills Park trail in north Phoenix

Sep 3, 2023, 3:00 PM

PHOENIX — A hiker experiencing a medical emergency was rescued Sunday afternoon off the Deem Hills Circumference Trail in north Phoenix.

Crews from Phoenix and Peoria fire departments were called to the scene around 12:11 p.m.

Emergency personnel hiked about one mile up the mountain to find the 50-year-old man overheated and dehydrated.

Medical aid was provided to the man before crews used a big wheel operation to lower him off the mountain.

The man was taken to a local hospital in stable condition.

No injuries were reported from the firefighters.

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Overheated hiker rescued off Deem Hills Park trail in north Phoenix