Hoonah DPS responds to person stranded in Icy Strait Point gondola

    Icy Strait Point in Hoonah.

    Hoonah, Alaska (KINY) - The Hoonah Public Safety Department dispatch office relayed a call from a stranded person in the Icy Strait Point gondola on Sunday evening.

    According to Hoonah DPS Chief Eric Hurtado, dispatch received a 9-1-1 call at 5:30 p.m. from someone who said they were stranded in the gondola.

    Hurtado added that Icy Strait Point was notified five minutes later at 5:35 p.m.

    According to Hurtado, Icy Strait Point was able to get the person safe on the ground within minutes.

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