Hiker rescued by firefighters from Mission Hills Canyon


SAN DIEGO (CNS) – A person who was unable to walk was rescued Sunday from a canyon in the Mission Hills neighborhood, fire officials said.

A call about a person trapped in a canyon at 4033 Dove Street off West Washington Street was received at 7:47 a.m. Sunday, according to Battalion Chief David Pilkerton of the San Diego Fire-Rescue Department.

The person was rescued from the canyon at 8:17 a.m., Pilkerton said, and taken by ambulance to UC San Diego Medical Center.

The condition of the patient was not immediately released.

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