Roanoke County Fire & Rescue respond to ill hiker on McAfee Knob trail

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Roanoke County Fire & rescue respond to a call at McAfee's Knob trail. (Photo: Courtesy of Roanoke County Fire & Rescue Facebook)

Roanoke County Fire & rescue respond to a call at McAfee’s Knob trail. (Photo: Courtesy of Roanoke County Fire & Rescue Facebook)

ROANOKE COUNTY, Va. (WFXR)– Roanoke County Fire & Rescue responded to a report of an ill hiker on the McAfee Knob trail this morning.

Units from Stations 10 (Masons Cove) and 7 (Clearbrook) responded to the call at about 9:20 a.m. Thursday.

Units were able to access the patient using an all-terrain vehicle on the fire service road.

The patient was removed from the trail at about 11 a.m. and was transported to a local hospital.

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