Rescue underway for hiker near Tanque Verde Falls

A rescue is underway for a hiker possibly suffering from heat-related issues near Tanque Verde Falls Friday afternoon, an official said.

The 71-year-old woman reported she was fatigued at around 2:40 p.m. to the Pima County Sheriff’s Department, said Deputy Daniel Jelineo.

Rincon Valley Fire District crews along with a Sheriff’s department search and rescue team are working to get her off the trail, Jelineo said.

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