- Associated Press - Tuesday, August 8, 2017

PHOENIX (AP) - Firefighters performed a complicated rescue overnight as they used ropes and a harness to get a hiker off a very steep part of Camelback Mountain in east Phoenix.

Phoenix fire Capt. Larry Subervi says Phoenix and Tempe firefighters lowered a firefighter to the hiker’s location, the firefighter placed her in a harness and then the hiker was lowered to a safe location.

No injuries were reported.

Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times welcomes your comments on Spot.im, our third-party provider. Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.


Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide