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      Injured hiker rescued at waters' edge on Billy Goat Trail

      Photo: Pete Piringer/Montgomery County Fire & Rescue Service

      An injured woman was rescued near the edge of the Potomac River along Billy Goat Trail in Great Falls Park Sunday.

      A combination of agencies cooperated in the rescue, according to tweets from Pete Piringer the public information officer for the Montgomery County Fire & Rescue Service.

      A U.S. Park Police Helicopter 'Eagle 2' assisted MCFRS' Tech Rescue & Swift Water Rescue (Strike Team), along with Cabin John River Rescue units.