Helicopter Rescue at Klamath Beach
According to Cal Fire spokesperson Laura Coleman, a hiker was rescued today from the Klamath Beach Road area in Del Norte County by a Cal Fire helicopter. The hiker, she said, “fell down while climbing” in the area. The call came in a little before 2 p.m.
Cal Fire found a male rock climber who had fallen from rocks and injured his ankle. He had a laceration to his arm and hypothermia. He was transferred to an ambulance and taken to the hospital.
C102 Hoist Rescue! pic.twitter.com/H1mUYOrwzC
— CAL FIRE HUU (@CALFIRE_HUU) May 11, 2016
Thanks to all the agencies involved in the rescue:
- CAL FIRE: BC, Engine, Type 1 Hand Crew, C102 with Hoist
- Klamath Fire
- Del Norte Ambulance
- Del Norte Search and Rescue
- Del Norte County Sheriff’s Office