FD: 15-year-old hiker rescued from Piestewa Peak

PHOENIX - A 15-year-old girl was rescued by fire officials after she didn't bring enough water while hiking a Phoenix mountain trail.

According to the Phoenix Fire Department, a caller phoned officials around 7:30 a.m. about a girl who was vomiting and not feeling well while hiking Piestewa Peak. 

The girl was at the summit trail at the 3/4 mile marker, and was walked down by Phoenix fire personnel.

Officials said the incident was heat related.

Firefighter Tom Taylor says it seems they're on pace to set a record for mountain rescues this year.

The girl, who was hiking with a group, was treated at the scene and refused transport to the hospital.

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