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Fire crews rescue injured hiker on Ventana Trail

Posted at 7:21 AM, Mar 07, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-07 09:21:38-05

TUCSON, Ariz. — Rural/Metro fire crews have rescued an injured hiker on the Ventana trail Wednesday with assistance from Pima County Sheriff's Department and the Southern Arizona Rescue Association.

Per a Rural Metro press release, the hiker injured his leg while hiking and needed to be carried by out of the trail by medics in a basket.

Remember, if you plan to go hiking, be prepared and dress appropriately, and also pick a trail that matches your experience level.