CHP helicopter rescues family of 6 hiking in Napa County

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Tuesday, August 17, 2021
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A family of 6 was rescued with the help of a CHP helicopter while they were hiking near Calistoga in Napa County on Sunday.

NAPA COUNTY, Calif. (KGO) -- A North Bay family of six had to be rescued by a California Highway Patrol helicopter Sunday evening.

Two adults and four children fell ill from heat exhaustion while hiking in the hills east of Calistoga in Napa County.

The CHP shared a video from the rescues Monday. The family was airlifted from the Oat Hill Mine and brought to a community park in Calistoga to be taken to the hospital.

All six family members are expected to make a full recovery.