Firefighters Rescue Hiker Overcome by Heat on Camelback Mountain

The 51-year-old man collapsed on the Cholla Trail on a 94-degree day.

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A 51-year-old man collapsed while hiking Camelback Mountain’s Cholla Trail last week, overcome by the heat (it was 94 degrees) and exertion. Firefighters rescued the hiker, giving him IV fluids and taking him to the hospital to recover.

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