PHOENIX — Officials say two people have been rescued from Piestewa Peak.
The Phoenix Fire Department said crews rescued a 66 year-old man Saturday morning who had a preexisting medical condition and became fatigued on the trail. Firefighters were able to bring the man down and transport him to a nearby hospital.
Crew also rescued a woman with a fractured ankle in a steep terrain. The 45 year-old female was brought to safety with air support.
No other injuries were reported.
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