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Dryden Fire & Ambulance Rescue Injured Bicyclist

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Late Sunday morning, August 27th, Dryden Fire & Ambulance responded to Hammond Hill State Forest multi-use trail and recreation area for a report of a bicyclist that was injured with a broken ankle on a remote trail.


Dryden Fire was able to utilize their UTV Gator and both firefighters and paramedics were able to navigate the rough and dense trail. Emergency crews were able to locate the injured bicyclist and transport them back to the parking area to a waiting ambulance.

Image via Dryden Fire & Ambulance.

The department says they utilize maps, GPS, and radios that help rescuers locate victims in remote areas with little to no cellular phone service.

 

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