CHARLESTON — A Maine Forest Service helicopter crew helped first responders rescue an injured man in Charleston on Thursday.
According to Chief Scott Bragdon of the Corinth Fire Department, the person rescued was an 82-year-old man from Corinna who suffered a heat stroke and head injury.
Chief Bragdon said the incident happened in a heavily forested area of the town, in between Route 94 and the West Road. Bragdon said the man was about three miles back in the woods.
The flight crew lifted the injured person to an ambulance before transporting the patient to Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center in Bangor.
The Maine Forest Service assisted both the Corinth and Charleston fire departments with the rescue.