79 Year Old Hiker Rescued in Bidwell Park

A 79 year old hiker was rescued from Upper Bidwell Park Tuesday after apparently suffering from a heat-related illness. The Fire Department says the man called for help on his cell phone and said he needed to be rescued from the trail. Firefighters and Enloe medics hiked down to the victim, provided medical aid, and carried him up to the Salmon Hole parking lot. The man was taken by ambulance to a local hospital.

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