CCFR assists hiker

    Photo credit to CCFR.

    Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - A hiker became ill near Nugget Falls at the Mendenhall Glacier.

    Capital City Fire Rescue Assistant Fire Chief Chad Cameron said the hiker reported being ill and was unable to walk out the trail.

    CCFR utilized personnel and special teams with all terrain vehicles to extricate the person.  He was taken to the parking area where he reported he no longer needed assistance and was released.

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