Injured Hiker Rescued at Billy Goat Trail


Photo | MCFRS

Montgomery County’s swift water rescue crews helped rescue an injured hiker on the edge of the Potomac on April 6.

According to Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Spokesperson Pete Piringer, the woman hiker was not seriously injured. On his Twitter account, Piringer said multiple agencies assisted in the rescue on the Billy Goat Trail at Great Falls Park near Angler’s Inn.

During the rescue, a Park Police helicopter was also sent to the scene.



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