LaCrosse firefighters were able to rescue a pair of hikers who were stranded by darkness on a bluff in the area.
According to the LaCrosse CountyFire Department, it happened around 8 Wednesday night on a bluff nearSunset Court. The two had been hiking when it became too dark for them to find their way down the bluff. Firefighters used spotlights from a technical rescue vehicle to light up the face of the bluff. They then spotted the pair and assisted them down a steep slope until they were able to reach a safe area and walk out unassisted.