- Associated Press - Wednesday, April 20, 2016

PHOENIX (AP) - Phoenix firefighters are rescuing a hiker who fell roughly 100 feet.

Fire officials say the 18-year-old woman fell Wednesday afternoon in Echo Canyon.

Crews located her and found she was unconscious but breathing.

Fire spokeswoman Reda Bigler says rescue teams are conducting a hoist operation to get the woman off a climbing area off the main trail.

Bigler did not release any further details.


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