By CBS13 Staff

ALTA (CBS13) — First responders rolled out a snowcat to respond to an Alta resident having a medical emergency last week.

The incident happened Friday. A person who lived about two miles off an unplowed road reported they were not able to get out and drive to the hospital.

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This prompted crews with Cal Fire NEU and Placer County deputies to deploy the snowcat.

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Deputies trucked through 2-3 feet of snow and soon got to the patient. They then escorted her to a plowed roadway where an ambulance was waiting to take her to the hospital.

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No other details about the person’s condition have been released.