TUCSON, Ariz. - Golder Ranch Fire District took part in a hiker rescue in Catalina State Park Saturday afternoon.
The patient was treated for heat exhaustion, packaged, and carried out and taken to a nearby hospital in under two hours. They were 2 miles in on one of the hiking trails.
The Southern Arizona Rescue Association & Pinal County Sheriff's Office were also a part of the rescue.
Remember to avoid hiking during the heat of the day, always go with a group, and to drink lots of water.
#GRFDAZ responded to an ill hiker in Catalina State Park today. The patient was approximately 2 miles in. The patient was treated for heat exhaustion, packaged, taken out on a stokes basket and transported to the hospital in under two hours. Great job by PCSO and SARA. pic.twitter.com/fjRzv8feyd