TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) - Crews with Rural Metro Fire and the Southern Arizona Rescue Association helped a hiker from a popular Sabino Canyon trail Saturday afternoon.
Battalion Chief John Walka, a public information officer with Rural Metro fire, stated a team of six hiked in to rescue a young woman who fell on the Phoneline Trail. The woman was airlifted off the trail and taken to a local hospital by a Rural Metro ambulance, Walka said.
The woman suffered non-life-threatening injuries.
After that rescue, the helicopter team and crews on the ground had their hands full. A group of three hikers reported being lost near Tanque Verde Falls just before 6:00 p.m., according to Pima County Sheriff’s Department spokesman Deputy James Allerton.
He said just after that, a man and a women reported being lost near the Romero Pools area of Catalina State Park.
This story will be updated as more information becomes available.