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Thursday, December 29, 2011

Injured Hiker 12/29/2011

*UPDATE: Griffith Park* Was "ill" male - now described as 60 y/o M having non-life threat knee *injury*; Will be (hoisted?) & LAFD air ambulance transport to Cedars-Sinai; NFD - Brian Humphrey###

Ill Hiker 12/29/2011

*Ill Hiker* Griffith Park; MAP 563-D7; FS 76; LAFD air & ground response to remote trail southwest quadrant of park for ill adult male; NFD; Ch:4,18 @ 2:36 PM -Brian Humphrey###

Hiker In Distress 12/29/2011

*UPDATE: 12001 Van Nuys Bl* Rescue of dog & hiker complete; Dog uninjured; Human being medically assessed; Rescue completed 90 minutes after first call to 9-1-1. - Brian Humphrey###

Hiker In Distress 12/29/2011

*UPDATE: 12001 Van Nuys Bl* Live video of cliff rescue: http://lafd.blogspot.com ; Listen: http://bit.ly/lafd-audio - Brian Humphrey###

Hiker In Distress 12/29/2011

*UPDATE: 12001 Van Nuys Bl* A ground-based rescue by LAFD USAR personnel deemed optimal for this rescue & is underway; Hiker stranded and stable with LAFD at his side; No report of injury; LAFD Tac Channel 17 & 18 assigned - Brian Humphrey###

Hiker In Distress 12/29/2011

*Hiker In Distress* 12001 Van Nuys Bl; MAP 482-G7; FS 98; Adult male hiker slid (100+' ?) off trail & can't gain footing; No confirmation of injury; LAFD copter hoist rescue anticipated; Ch:8,17 @ 0:08 PM -Brian Humphrey###