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Rescue on the mountain

  • LARRY NEFF/SPECIAL TO THE TIMES NEWS
    LARRY NEFF/SPECIAL TO THE TIMES NEWS
Published October 15. 2012 05:05PM

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.

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