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Two hikers rescued at Sabino Canyon after hiking most of the day

Posted at 6:42 PM, Apr 25, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-25 21:42:11-04

TUCSON, Ariz. — Two people were taken to the hospital after hiking for most of the day.

Rural Metro Fire says it happened 2:30 p.m. today in Sabino Canyon. They say a group of hikers were overcome by the heat.

Along with Rural Metro, the PIma County Sheriff's Department and the Southern Arizona Rescue Association also helped with the rescue.

One hiker already went down the trail before rescuers arrived. They were taken to a nearby hospital.

A second hiker was carried down the trail by rescuers and taken to a nearby hospital with non-life threatening injuries.