Eight women filming religious reality TV show Bad Girls Gone God rescued from Arizona mountain in blistering heat, say police response was ‘divine intervention’
- A group of eight women filming a religious TV show Bad Girls Gone God had to be rescued at Camelback Mountain in Arizona
- Three of the women had to be hospitalized for heat-related illnesses after some of them had to be driven down the mountain
- Two of them had to be flown down and the rest managed to come down under their own power
- Another group of hikers called 911 after the women began to feel dizzy
- The women said they took part in a strenuous activity to get closer to God and test themselves physically
- Camelback Mountain was 100 degrees on Thursday and the peak could reach 150 degrees
A group of eight women filming a religious reality TV show called Bad Girls Gone God had to be rescued in the blistering heat of an Arizona mountain, saying the police’s response was divine intervention.
Phoenix firefighters had to help the group of women in Camelback Mountain in a 100-degree heat after experiencing symptoms of heat exhaustion during filming on Thursday.
The women started their walk around 7 a.m. and were armed with only one water bottle and about four cell phones each. The woman reported feeling dizzy and lightheaded when another group of hikers called 911 for them.
“We think if they hadn’t called, I don’t know what would have happened, but maybe we wouldn’t have made it,” Tatiana Robinson said. Fox 10† “I started to get really dizzy and after a while I just said, ‘No, I can’t do this.'”
Kristen Livingston (left) and Tatiana Robinson (right) and six other women had to be rescued by the Phoenix Fire Department on Thursday after experiencing heat exhaustion in the 100-degree weather at Camelback Mountain
The group of women (pictured) said they were unprepared for the dangerously hot walk along the trail and had only equipped themselves with water bottles and a few cell phones. They were filming a religious reality TV show called Bad Girls Gone God, which records them doing strenuous activities to get closer to God
Several women had to be rolled off the mountain on stretchers. Three were hospitalized for heat-related illnesses
Another religious hiker Kristen Livingston also told the outlet she had an “episode” in her car after the rescue attempt — where many were carried down the mountain on stretchers and some were flown down in a helicopter.
‘I barely made it through. I had an episode in the car where I nearly passed out. It was a lot,” she told Fox 10.
The group was filming a reality TV show where they tested their physical abilities and spirituality, but it seemed that God had other plans for them as three – who are 24, 42 and 50 years old – were taken to the hospital. brought.
The hikers reportedly told firefighters that they had not conducted their investigation and received the warning about the dangerous temperatures and strenuous trail.
“God was definitely with us,” Robinson said.
The women came from all over the country, including Alabama, Tennessee and California.
Rescue workers on site in the dangerous heat. The women said they were unprepared for the hike and only equipped themselves with water bottles and a few cell phones
Two were flown down the mountain on Thursday after they began experiencing dizziness
Camelback Mountain is a popular spot in Phoenix, and the peak reaches 1,280 feet, which is described as a “challenging climb.”
Rescue efforts are the order of the day on the trails, according to the New York Post† The trail is often closed on hot days. It’s unclear why the trail remained open Thursday.
Temperatures near the peak could rise even higher, according to a Facebook group, reaching 150 degrees.
Camelback Mountain (pictured) is a popular Phoenix spot that often closes trails when it gets too hot. It is unclear why the course was not closed on Thursday