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Waterville Public Safety Participate in Welch Dickey Rescue

March 22, 2016

On Tuesday, March 22, members from the Waterville Valley Department of Public Safety, Campton-Thornton Fire Rescue, Woodstock Fire Department, NH Fish & Game, and the US Forest Service all responded to the Welch and Dickey Trail in Thornton for an injured hiker. The hiker suffered a significant ankle injury that required carry-out by rescue personnel. The rescue began around 11:40 a.m. and the injured hiker and all crews were out of the woods by 3 p.m.  The hiker was transported to Speare Memorial Hospital in Plymouth.

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 Information and photos excerpted from the Waterville Valley Department of Public Safety Facebook page.

About Jan Stearns

I've been living in and loving New Hampshire's White Mountains for most of my life. I moved to Waterville Valley in 1981 and quickly realized why it was dubbed a Yankee Shangri-la. Once you’ve experienced Waterville Valley, you’ll want to call it yours. The great team of Realtors at Waterville Valley Realty can help you find a Waterville Valley home that fits your lifestyle and budget.

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