Firefighters rescue 21-year-old hiker
POSTED: Sunday, January 26, 2014 - 6:08pm
UPDATED: Sunday, January 26, 2014 - 11:49pm
EL PASO (KTSM) — UPDATE: El Paso firefighters rescued a 21-year-old hiker from the top of one of the Franklin Mountains.
The hiker separated from his friends and called 9-1-1 just after 4 p.m. Saturday and said he could not get down from a trail on the northeast side of the mountain.
After four and a half hours, firefighters brought the man to safety.
He was not injured.
ORIGINAL: El Paso firefighters were working to rescue a 21-year-old hiker from the northeast side of Transmountain.
They made contact with the man who they said needed help getting down a trail at about 4:05 p.m. Saturday.
They said he was not injured.