Crews help man down from Piestewa Peak

Posted at 2:15 PM, Mar 02, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-02 16:15:04-05

Fire officials were called to Piestewa Peak Wednesday morning in response to an injured hiker.

According to a spokesperson for Phoenix Fire Department, a 69-year-old male was hiking when he became unable to walk. Crews used a Big Wheel to help the man down the mountain.

He then declined to go to the hospital.