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Sunday, May 24, 2015

Altadena Mountain Rescue Aids Injured Hiker This Morning


The Altadena Mountain Rescue Team was activated for the rescue of a female hiker with an ankle injury on the Mt. Wilson Truck Trail in the Angeles National Forest at 9 am. today, Captain Christopher Reed said in an email today.

Los Angeles County Fire Department Engine 66 and Squad 11 located the hiker just south of the bridge in Eaton Canyon off the Mt. Wilson Truck Trail.  The hiker was on a marked trail when she tripped and injured her ankle.

The hiker, 52-year-old Arcadia resident, sustained a left ankle injury.  The hiker was transported to Huntington Memorial Hospital by Schaefer ambulance.

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