Trion Fire Department rescues lost hikers

June 10th, 2021 – 5:00 PM

Trion Fire Department –

The Trion Fire Department rescued 3 lost hikers in the Narrows area early Thursday morning – they posted the following press release on the incident:

“At approximately 12:28 am lost hikers were reported somewhere on the Narrows “D.W. Mountain” as the locals call it, unknown what area. Engine 12 arrived on the scene shortly after.

Command was set up at the fort on top of the mountain and was operated by Captain Christian Proctor. Lost hikers were found at approximately 1:15 am and brought back to the command post by 1:48 am.

The ground search team was Chief Justin Lowe, Captain Justin Cannon, Lieutenant David Wilson, and Firefighter Drew Cook.

Three lost hikers from Cobb County were found approximately 300 yards from the command post on the other side of the steep ridge in a thicket.

No injuries were reported. Outstanding teamwork by our firefighters, Chattooga County Sheriffs Office, and Subligna Fire.

Trion Fire had 13 Personnel on scene assisting with search efforts.”

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