Tag: hiker rescue

Mountain Bike Hiker Rescued In Brentwood

October 7, 2021 ·

BRENTWOOD—The Los Angeles Fire Department responded to a call regarding a 19-year-old, mountain bike hiker who was stranded at 3387 Mandeville Canyon Rd., at 1:23 p.m. on Wednesday, October 6.

LAFD Air Ops arrived on the scene and located the hiker. His wounds were assessed by medics and diagnosed with non-life-threatening injuries.

Special rescue equipment was utilized to initiate a hoist operation, which was handled via airlift in a helicopter. The hiker was then transported to an area hospital for treatment.

No further information has been disclosed to the public.

By Anita

Brentwood Hiker Rescued

September 5, 2021 ·

BRENTWOOD—The Los Angeles Fire Rescue Team Air Ops Division responded to a 9-1-1 call regarding two uninjured hikers stranded on 1501 Umeo Road Saturday, September 4 at 7:32 p.m.

When the Air Rescue Unit arrived at the location, both hikers were incapable of moving through the terrain, due to limited visibility.

The rescue team used special equipment for a hoist operation then proceeded with a land transfer with the assistance of ground units to transport the hikers back to their car.

No further details are available currently.

By Anita