Hiker airlifted from Towsley Canyon Park
Los Angeles County Fire Department
By Samie Gebers
Sunday, July 2nd, 2017

A hiker was airlifted to the hospital from Towsley Canyon Park in Newhall Sunday afternoon.

“We picked up one person and they were transported to the hospital,” supervising Los Angeles County Fire dispatcher Melanie Flores said.

According to Flores, the person was most likely transported to the hospital because of heat exhaustion.

The call went out to officials at 12:56 p.m. The male hiker was picked up about half an hour after the call went out.

About the author

Samie Gebers

Samie Gebers

Samie Gebers is currently studying broadcast journalism at College of the Canyons. She reports on the weekends as well as produces video content during the week.

Los Angeles County Fire Department

Hiker airlifted from Towsley Canyon Park

A hiker was airlifted to the hospital from Towsley Canyon Park in Newhall Sunday afternoon.

“We picked up one person and they were transported to the hospital,” supervising Los Angeles County Fire dispatcher Melanie Flores said.

According to Flores, the person was most likely transported to the hospital because of heat exhaustion.

The call went out to officials at 12:56 p.m. The male hiker was picked up about half an hour after the call went out.

About the author

Samie Gebers

Samie Gebers

Samie Gebers is currently studying broadcast journalism at College of the Canyons. She reports on the weekends as well as produces video content during the week.