Calif. cops rescue stranded Boy Scouts
One transported for heat exhaustion, difficult trail on 10-mile hike a factor
By Melissa Pinion-Whitt
San Bernardino County Sun
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. — Firefighters and sheriff's personnel rescued members of a Lake Arrowhead Boy Scout troop Saturday when they ran into trouble with the hot weather and a difficult hiking trail.
An 11-year-old boy who suffered heat exhaustion was taken to a hospital for treatment. No other members of the group were injured.
San Bernardino City fire spokesman Steve Tracy said the incident serves as a warning for people wanting to venture into the wilderness.
Copyright © 2013 LexisNexis, a division of Reed Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Full story: Calif. cops rescue stranded Boy Scouts