Woman hiking with dogs gets stuck on Sullivan Fire Road overnight Sunday
By Sam Catanzaro
Yesterday the Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) conducted an aerial rescue of a woman was got stuck overnight while hiking with her two dogs at a remote section of the Sullivan Fire Road.
According to LAFD’s Brian Humphrey, LAFD ground and air teams responded to a 43-year-old woman hiking with two dogs on or near a remote section of the Sullivan Fire Road at 8:49 a.m. Monday, October 21. Humphrey said that the woman stated she had been in the mountains since Sunday night, felt ill and was unable to continue hiking.
According to the LAFD, the woman was hoisted aboard a hovering LAFD rescue helicopter and transferred to a safe landing zone. In addition, LAFD ground crews hiked in to “gently” carry the dogs back to the trailhead where they were reunited with the owner.