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October 19, 2020 | Brendan Hartlove

Injured Hiker Rescued by Rope System at Sugarloaf Mountain

The Montgomery County Fire & Rescue Service aided in a rope rescue for an injured hiker at Sugarloaf Mountain on Sunday. An adult hiking on the Sugarloaf trails suffered non-life threatening injuries in a fall Sunday morning, according to Montgomery County Fire & Rescue Service (MCFRS) Chief Spokesman Pete Piringer. Dozens of rescue workers responded […]

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May 22, 2018 | Staff Writer

State Police Helicopter Conducts Rescue in Montgomery County

A Maryland State Police helicopter crew helped rescue an injured hiker Monday who had fallen down the side of a cliff in Montgomery County, state police said. About 3 p.m., state police Trooper 3, the helicopter based in Frederick, was dispatched to Sugarloaf Mountain. The pilots maneuvered the AW-139 helicopter into position 80 feet above […]

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