Hiker safe after health scare

    Photo credit to CCFR.

    Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Capital City Fire Rescue responded to the Mount Roberts Trail for the rescue Thursday afternoon.

    Assistant Fire Chief Chad Cameron said the call came in at 2:30 pm.  Crews responded to the trailhead at the Mount Roberts Trail for a hiker that reportedly had trouble breathing.  They learned he was 10 minutes from the trailhead and sent a crew up the trail to treat the hiker.

    They carried the patient down the trail with a rescue litter and wheel without further incident.



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