Firefighters from the Chiayi County Fire Department carried out rescue operations in mountainous areas, and called for helicopter rescue and hospitalization.

(Provided by Chiayi County Fire Department)

[Reporter Lin Yizhang/Report from Chiayi] Three hunters from Hsinchu County went hunting in Duoyang Mountain, Lijia Village, Alishan Township, Chiayi County yesterday morning. In the afternoon, one of the men surnamed Tang had difficulty breathing and felt unwell. The bureau personnel received a report at 4:00 p.m. yesterday and dispatched personnel to rescue them. Since the scene was in the deep mountains, they needed to walk there. In addition, it was already night and the rescue was difficult. The injured were contacted at 4:00 a.m. today, and a helicopter was dispatched at 9:00 a.m. He was hung up and sent to the hospital for treatment, completing the 17-hour deep-mountain rescue.

The Fire Department of Chiayi County received a report at 4:12 pm yesterday that a group of 3 people from the Duoyangshan Mountain Area in Lijia Village, Alishan Township went hunting in the morning. One of them had difficulty breathing and heart discomfort. Pu, Fanlu, Sanhe and other 5 teams, together with 2 volunteers, 2 policemen, 1 forestry bureau and 1 Xinmei village chief, a total of 17 people in 6 vehicles went to the scene, and the firefighters contacted at 4:22 in the morning The patient, a 58-year-old man surnamed Tang, was conscious, unwell, and suffering from heart pain. He was hoisted by helicopter to the water airport at 9:33 in the morning, and sent to Chiayi Veterans General Hospital for diagnosis and treatment.

Firefighters from the Chiayi County Fire Department carried out rescue operations in mountainous areas, and called for helicopter rescue and hospitalization.

(Provided by Chiayi County Fire Department)

Firefighters from the Chiayi County Fire Department carried out rescue operations in mountainous areas, and called for helicopter rescue and hospitalization.

(Provided by Chiayi County Fire Department)