Photos: Hiker suffering from heat exhaustion rescued from Billy Goat Trail in Md.

WASHINGTON — Montgomery County Fire and Rescue helped a hiker suffering from heat exhaustion on the Billy Goat Trail by evacuating on a boat via the Potomac River Sunday morning.

Officials did not disclose the victim’s identity, but did share that the hiker was a young adult.

The hiker was rescued from the rocks by swift water crews near Purple Horse Beach and Great Falls.

Montgomery County Fire and Rescue helped a hiker suffering from heat exhaustion on the Billy Goat Trail by evacuating on a boat via the Potomac River Sunday morning. (Courtesy Montgomery County Fire and Rescue)
Montgomery County Fire and Rescue helps a hiker suffering from heat exhaustion on the Billy Goat Trail by evacuating on a boat via the Potomac River Sunday morning. (Courtesy Montgomery County Fire and Rescue) (Courtesy Montgomery County Fire and Rescue)
Officials did not disclose the victim's identity, but did share that the hiker was a young adult. (Courtesy Montgomery County Fire and Rescue)
Officials did not disclose the victim’s identity, but did share that the hiker was a young adult. (Courtesy Montgomery County Fire and Rescue) (Courtesy Montgomery County Fire and Rescue)
The hiker was rescued from the rocks by swift water crews near Purple Horse Beach and Great Falls. (Courtesy Montgomery County Fire and Rescue) (Courtesy Montgomery County Fire and Rescue)
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Montgomery County Fire and Rescue helped a hiker suffering from heat exhaustion on the Billy Goat Trail by evacuating on a boat via the Potomac River Sunday morning. (Courtesy Montgomery County Fire and Rescue)
Officials did not disclose the victim's identity, but did share that the hiker was a young adult. (Courtesy Montgomery County Fire and Rescue)


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