Crews Rescue Woman Experiencing Back Spasm While Hiking in Poway

A medic dropped down from an SDPD helicopter and airlifted the hiker from the scene.

Poway Fire and Heartland Fire rescued a hiker who was suffering a back spasm at Iron Mountain on Thursday afternoon.

At about 11:05 a.m., officials received a call about a woman in her mid-thirties with minor injuries, Scott Post said, Battalion Chief of Poway Fire.

A medic dropped down from a SDPD helicopter to assist the woman who was hiking in Poway with a group.

She was airlifted into the helicopter and then taken by an ambulance to a hospital.

Contact Us