Lehigh township fire official briefs rescuers before their climb onto the Blue Mountain Saturday night. The incident began at 6 p.m. when it was reported a hiker in his 50s had a medical problem and was unable to descend the mountain. A command center was set up near the intersection of SRS 248 and 145 along an old railroad bed. Firefighters took several hours in bringing the victim back down to safety.
Rescue on the mountain
Monday, October 15, 2012