Before noon on Sunday, fire departments from across the Valley responded to three separate mountain rescues at Thunderbird Conservation Park, Pinnacle Peak and Camelback Mountain.
Glendale Fire crews responded to a mountain rescue this morning. The hiker had a heat related illness and had to be wheeled off of the mountain. Please remember to stay hydrated. pic.twitter.com/BsOWrqoWB9
Glendale firefighters responded to Thunderbird Conservation Park to help a man in his 40s “going in-and-out of conscious,” a Glendale fire spokeswoman said.The man was with three other people and firefighters were able to safely big wheel him down the mountain.
Around 11 a.m., Scottsdale firefighters were called to Pinnacle Peak Trail after receiving reports of a 47-year-old woman suffering “heat-related” issues,” officials said. She was quickly helped down the mountain by fire crews.
Just before noon, Phoenix firefighters were called to Camelback Mountain’s Cholla Trail after receiving reports about two female hikers in their 20s starting to feel “overheated.” The pair was close to the bottom of the trail and an off-duty firefighter walked them down to safety.
Phoenix Fire Department TRT members are assisting an overheated hiker down the Cholla trail @ Camelback Mnt. Temps today will be close to 105° PLEASE make sure you hydrate properly & don’t overextend yourself on our beautiful hiking trails here in the Valley #TakeAHikeDoItRightpic.twitter.com/G50dzXm9HX