Update: Injured man rescued from Yellow Jacket Canyon

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Update: Injured man rescued from Yellow Jacket Canyon

Emergency responders hiked to reach victim in national monument
A Bureau of Land Management staffer suffered an ankle injury in Canyons of the Ancients National Monument Thursday, leading to a tri-agency rescue effort in the afternoon.
A search and rescue team descended on foot into Yellow Jacket Canyon off Road N about 2 p.m., according to Montezuma County Sheriff Steve Nowlin.
The Montezuma County Sheriff’s Office, Montezuma County Search and Rescue and Bureau of Land Management responded Thursday afternoon to Yellow Jacket Canyon.
A command post was set up mid-afternoon Thursday at the top of Yellow Jacket Canyon to await a man’s rescue.
About 3:25 p.m. Thursday, a team remained atop Yellow Jacket Canyon during a rescue operation.

Update: Injured man rescued from Yellow Jacket Canyon

A Bureau of Land Management staffer suffered an ankle injury in Canyons of the Ancients National Monument Thursday, leading to a tri-agency rescue effort in the afternoon.
A search and rescue team descended on foot into Yellow Jacket Canyon off Road N about 2 p.m., according to Montezuma County Sheriff Steve Nowlin.
The Montezuma County Sheriff’s Office, Montezuma County Search and Rescue and Bureau of Land Management responded Thursday afternoon to Yellow Jacket Canyon.
A command post was set up mid-afternoon Thursday at the top of Yellow Jacket Canyon to await a man’s rescue.
About 3:25 p.m. Thursday, a team remained atop Yellow Jacket Canyon during a rescue operation.
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