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Firefighters Respond to Hiker in Distress in Mission Trails Regional Park

Firefighters are headed to Cowles Mountain to rescue a hiker Friday afternoon, confirmed San Diego Fire-Rescue.

Crews and a helicopter responded to a report of a hiker in distress at about 1:30 p.m, according to the San Diego Fire-Rescue and Heartland Fire Department.

A rescue truck drove up Cowles Mountain to assist the hiker, who was then transported from the scene by paramedics.

It was not yet known whether the hiker was injured, or what lead to the distress call. No other information was immediately available.

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