Climber Rescued After a Fall at Mt. Diablo State Park in California

Climber Rescued After a Fall at Mt. Diablo State Park in California

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A climber was rescued on June 29, 2016, after falling down a cliff at Mount Diablo State Park, Calif. According to NBC, the emergency crews rescued the person using a helicopter.

The San Ramon Valley Fire Department received a report about a climber’s fall off of a cliff at Mt. Diablo State Park. Their squads and the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (Cal Fire) crews responded to the call.

The rescuers successfully rescued the victim. Then the helicopter transported the patient at a nearby hill, where an ambulance helicopter was waiting.

The climber was flown to a local hospital. The name of the hiker and their condition has not been released.

Mt. Diablo State Park is a mountain range in Contra Costa County in eastern San Francisco Bay Area. According to the Mount Diablo State Park Brochure, the mountain looks like a double pyramid and at its highest point the elevation is 3,849 ft (1,173 m).

Written by Bianca-Ramona Dumitru
Edited by Cathy Milne

Sources:

NBC Bay Area: Emergency Crews Rescue Climber Who Fell Down a Cliff at Mt. Diablo State Park

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