Deputies rescue stranded hikers - East Valley Tribune: News

Deputies rescue stranded hikers

Print
Font Size:
Default font size
Larger font size

Posted: Monday, February 4, 2008 9:50 pm | Updated: 9:24 pm, Fri Oct 7, 2011.

Maricopa County Sheriff’s deputies braved snow flurries, rain and freezing temperatures Monday to rescue four hikers stranded in the Upper Sycamore Creek area near Sunflower.

Authorities received the emergency call around 6:30 p.m. that four hikers were stranded. Two of the hikers managed to set out and inform a passing deputy of the situation; the other two were believed to be taking shelter of some sort, possibly a cave, authorities said.

There were no reported injuries. Authorities were able to locate the last two hikers around 8:30 p.m. near a cave close to the Bee Line Highway, authorities said. The ages and names of the hikers were not released by authorities.

  • Discuss

[Sponsored] Terri's Consignment: Divorce the sofa

Facebook

EastValleyTribune.com on Facebook

Twitter

EastValleyTribune.com on Twitter

Google+

EastValleyTribune.com on Google+

RSS

Subscribe to EastValleyTribune.com via RSS

RSS Feeds

Spacer4px
Your Az Jobs