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Maine Forest Rangers assist in rescue for injured hiker

 Courtesy: Maine Forest Rangers
Courtesy: Maine Forest Rangers (WABI)
Published: Jul. 5, 2020 at 9:36 AM EDT
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A hiker was rescued by helicopter Saturday afternoon after officials say the person suffered a leg injury on Bold Coast Trail on the Cutler Coast Unit of Maine Public Reserve Lands in Cutler.

The call came in around 5:00 p.m.

Maine Forest Rangers assisted local firefighters who had made the long hike into where the victim was.

Officials were able to locate a landing zone close to the injured hiker.

We're told the hiker was treated at Downeast Community Hospital in Machias.

At 1700 on Independence Day, we received a request for assistance at a medical call on the Cutler Coast Unit of Maine...

Posted by Maine Forest Rangers on Sunday, July 5, 2020

LZ Bold Coast Trail.

Posted by Maine Forest Rangers on Sunday, July 5, 2020

Off with the patient. This was a race against the fog. Well done to the firefighters and EMTs on the ground. #MEfire

Posted by Maine Forest Rangers on Sunday, July 5, 2020

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