On Wednesday afternoon, units from Companies 11, 8 , EMS 1812 and Frederick ambulance Co. 19 were alerted for a Medical Emergency in the Appalachian Trail in the area of the Garvey Shelter.
ATV 11 and Gator 8 w/ EMS 1812 acessed the Appalachian Trial from both the north and the south of the reported location. Units located the patient on the trail just north of the Garvey shelter.
After a quick assessment by crews, the patient was loaded onto Gator 8 and brought off of the mountain.
Once off the mountain, the patient was transported to Frederick Memorial Hospital by Frederick County Ambulance 197.