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Hiker rescued by Chico fire crews in Upper Bidwell Park

Fire officials said the woman was about two miles north of Monkey Face when she started experiencing chest pains.

Posted: Apr 25, 2019 2:48 PM

CHICO, Calif. - A woman was rescued by the Enloe helicopter from Upper Bidwell Park on Wednesday afternoon.

Fire officials say at 3 p.m. the woman was about two miles north of Monkey Face when she started experiencing chest pains.

Fire crews called for the helicopter to airlift the woman from the trail to an ambulance in the parking lot of Horseshoe Lake.

The woman is expected to be okay.

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