Northwest Fire crews rescue hiker with medical emergency near So - Tucson News Now

Northwest Fire crews rescue hiker with medical emergency near Sombrero Peak

Source: Northwest Fire Source: Northwest Fire
Source: Northwest Fire Source: Northwest Fire
TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

Northwest Fire and rescue crews rescued a woman who suffered a medical emergency while hiking Saturday afternoon in the Sanctuary Cove area near Sombrero Peak in Tucson, according to Capt. Brian Keeley of Northwest Fire District. 

NWFD said the woman was about half a mile from the trail head when the call for help came in. Rescue crews treated the woman on scene and helped her down the trail with the use of a Stokes Basket.

She was transported to a local hospital by Northwest Fire Paramedics in stable condition.

We will have more information when it is available. 

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