Wednesday, July 29, 2020

Ranger Report July 29 2020

Ranger Report July 29 2020

INDIAN LAKE--On July 20 at 6:28 p.m., Hamilton County 911 transferred a call to DEC's Ray Brook Dispatch reporting a 22-year-old female hiker from Oneonta on Blue Mountain with a non-weight-bearing injury to her lower leg. Coordinates provided by 911 placed the hiker about halfway down the mountain. Forest Rangers Scott, Miller, Lewis, and Milano responded along with the Blue Mountain Fire Department. At 8:05 p.m., the hiker was located, and first aid was provided for her injury. The subject was then carried in a litter down the mountain to the trailhead where she opted to seek further medical attention on her own.

INDIAN LAKE--On July 26 at 4:20 a.m., DEC's Central Dispatch received a call from New York State Police Dispatch reporting a missing 75-year-old man. The call was made by the man's son who had last seen his father about three hours prior. Forest Rangers Scott and Temple made the initial response to the man's last know location, and after a preliminary search of the area with negative results, additional Rangers were requested to respond. Forest Rangers Lomnitzer, Arnold, DiCintio, Martin, Milano, Nally, Quinn, Thompson, and Praczkajlo responded to assist. After hours of searching, the man was located at 1:25 p.m. in good condition.

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