TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) - Pima County Sheriff’s Department Search and Rescue team rescued a hiker from Tanque Verde Falls, that officials are saying was “completely avoidable."
The PCSD Search and Rescue deputies worked with Rural Metro Fire to rescue the 20-year-old woman. Deputy James Allerton said he is not aware of any criminal charges that would be appropriate for a hiker rescue.
In a tweet, PCSD officials said “there is no reason you should be hiking without water."
For more tips on hiking safety, click HERE.