CCFR rescues injured hiker

    Photo credit to CCFR.

    Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Capital City Fire Rescue crews and the Rope Rescue team responded to a report of an injured hiker at the Salmon Creek Dam Saturday evening.

    Juneau Mountain Rescue assisted CCFR in the incident.

    Assistant Fire Chief Travis Mead said the patient was transported safely to Bartlett Regional Hospital.

    Mead said the 58-year-old female likely slipped on the ice and fell about 50 feet.  She was treated as a trauma alert.

    Mead said the entire operation took about three and a half hours to complete.



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