bear mauling

UPDATE -Man mauled by bear on Homestead Trail

Nov 5, 2019

A man was mauled by a bear while hiking on the Homestead Trail off Diamond Ridge Road on Monday afternoon, sustaining non-life-threatening injuries in the attack.

Man mauled by bear on trail off Diamond Ridge Road

Nov 4, 2019

A man was mauled by a bear off Diamond Ridge Road on Monday afternoon, sustaining what appeared to be non-life-threatening injuries in the attack.

Homer Volunteer Fire Department Chief Mark Kirko said department medics responded with an ambulance around 3:50 p.m. after being called for mutual aid from Kachemak Emergency Services. By the time they got on scene, the man was bandaged up and was waiting in another person’s truck for the ambulance to arrive.

Kirko said the individual was transported to South Peninsula Hospital to be treated for his injuries.