• Woman rescued from Shaler Township hillside

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    SHALER TOWNSHIP, Pa. - A woman was rescued from a Shaler Township hillside on Friday.

    Cherry City Volunteer Fire Chief Jim Skalos told Channel 11 that the woman was walking on a trail when she fell down a steep hillside. 

    Rescue crews climbed up the hillside and put the woman in a rescue basket. 

    "They called us to do a rope rescue. We sent guys up. They did a bit of a relay system to get the patient down," said Skalos.

    Medical crews said the woman may have suffered a broken femur.  Her name and condition have not been released.

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