TUCSON, Ariz. - Green Valley Fire crews rescued a woman who was injured while hiking in Madera Canyon Tuesday.
Officials say they are struggling to get the injured hiker to safety due to heat and terrain.
Horses are now there to help with bringing the hiker down the trail.
Updated. Rescuers are stilling struggling to get the injured hiker to safety. The terrain and the heat are hampering efforts. The use of horses is now being implemented to bring the hiker down the trail.. pic.twitter.com/IToEJzfjKu— Official GV Fire PIO (@GVFDPIO) June 26, 2019
According to the department, a woman injured her ankle four miles up the super trail in the canyon.
Tubac Fire, Arizona Medical Response and Arizona Search and Rescue assisted with the rescue.
Injured hiker Down safe. 16 year old female from Sahuarita refused any further medical treatment went homes with parents who had been waiting at trail head.— Official GV Fire PIO (@GVFDPIO) June 26, 2019
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