May 28, 2017

Hiker rescued in Crooked River Canyon

From Crooked River Ranch Fire & Rescue:

Type of incident: Rescue

Address of incident: Hollywood Trail, Crooked River Ranch, Oregon

Incident date: 5/28/2017Alarm Time: 12:05 PM

Circumstances found on arrival, actions taken: Rescuers responded to a reported 17 year old female hiker in distress in the Crooked River Canyon. Crews arrived at the trail head and hiked approximately three quarters of a mile down into the canyon to the patient. They assessed and treated the patient for weakness. Crews then assisted the patient out of the canyon and transported the patient to St. Charles Medical Center Redmond for further evaluation.

Crooked River Ranch Fire & Rescue would like to remind everyone to take at least two liters of water with them when hiking. When hiking on hotter days you may need to take more water to stay adequately hydrated.

Responding Apparatus:  0 - Engines, 0 – Tenders, 1 - Medics, 1 - Rescues, 1 – Support

Responding Personnel:  3 – Career, 3 – Volunteers

Mutual aid assistance by: Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office

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