On Monday at 10:48 a.m., four Glendale Fire units (1 Battalion Chief, 3 engine companies), along with one truck company and one rescue ambulance from Burbank under the command of Battalion Chief Thomas Marchant, responded to a mountain rescue located at Brand Park in the City of Glendale.
Glendale Engine 27 arrived on scene and began to hike to the reported location of the patient. Upon locating the patient and her dog, Glendale Fire paramedics assessed the patient who sustained minor injuries. The firefighters carried the patient down off the trail and transported the patient to a local hospital for further medical treatment.
An additional mountain rescue was dispatched at 10:57 a.m., adding 3 Glendale Fire units (2 engine companies and 1 truck company), along with one rescue ambulance from Burbank to the original Brand Park incident. Glendale Truck 26 hiked up Monument trail and located a single patient with her two large dogs. Glendale Fire paramedics assessed the patient who was able to walk down off the trail with the assistance of the firefighters.
The Glendale Fire Department encourages residents to bring water, a light snack and a charged cellphone with them when hiking on the trails of Brand Park.