Woman rescued from Cowles Mountain

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SAN DIEGO -- A woman was rescued after she was injured hiking on Cowles Mountain.

It happened around 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Firefighters used a helicopter to find her and save her.

"We found her on the back side of Cowles Mountain off of Barker Way," said Dave Seneviratne, battalion chief with the San Diego Fire-Rescue Department.

She was then taken to an ambulance waiting for her at the Barker Way Trailhead and driven to a hospital.

The nature of her injuries is unknown at this time.

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