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Crews rescue injured hiker in Madera Canyon

Posted at 12:44 PM, Jun 25, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-26 00:01:07-04

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.

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.

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