TUCSON, Ariz. — Fire crews have rescued an injured hiker on Camino de Oeste Trail and placed them in the care of paramedics.
At 5:13 p.m., Northwest Fire District tweeted an update on the rescue:
"The injured hiker has been located and is in the care of Paramedics. Personnel from @NorthwestFire, @PimaSheriff, and Southern Arizona Rescue Associaton are bringing the patient back down the trail to a staging location."
According to Northwest Fire District, SARA technical rescue teams are on scene along with multiple agencies assisting to locate the hiker.
Injured Hiker Rescue occurring on Camino de Oeste Trail. @NorthwestFire ,@PimaSheriff, @TucsonFirePIO, @GRFDAZ, and S.A.R.A technical rescue teams on scene. Multiple agencies responding to access from multiple different trailheads to locate and assist the hiker. pic.twitter.com/oONY2ZjVtd— Northwest Fire (@NorthwestFire) January 9, 2019
The hiker's condition is currently unknown.
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