Climber rescued after fall at Catoctin Mountain Park, non-life-threatening injuries

I-270

FREDERICK COUNTY, Md. (WDVM) — A climber was airlifted to the hospital Wednesday afternoon after a rescue at Catoctin Mountain Park.

The climber fell 25 feet from the rocks, into a crevice at Chimney Rock, according to Frederick County Fire and Rescue. The patient has non-life-threatening injuries.

The Guardian Hose Fire Company based in Thurmont, Maryland also assisted in the rescue and said they received a call at 2 p.m.

Copyright 2020 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Local News Headlines

Stay Connected

Events

Don't Miss

More Local News