Hiker rescued after suffering heat exhaustion near Palm Springs
Firefighters hiked into the area near Fall Creek and Snow Creek roads and helped load the man onto a helicopter, according to the Riverside County Fire Department.
The man was flown to a nearby ambulance and driven to a hospital. He was listed in moderate condition, the department said.
The temperature in Palm Springs on Tuesday afternoon was 107 degrees, according to the National Weather Service.
— Robert J. Lopez
Map shows area where a hiker was rescued Tuesday. Credit: Google Maps