Los Angeles County Fire Department

Crews Rescue Hiker Who Fell From 40-Foot Cliff in Angeles National Forest

Crews rescued a hiker who fell from a 40-foot cliff in the Angeles National Forest on Monday.

Firefighters responded to the 2200 block of Pinecrest Drive in Eaton Canyon near Altadena about 11:30 a.m., according to the Los Angeles County Fire Department.

The hiker reportedly fell about 40 feet near a waterfall, fire officials said.

The victim was airlifted from the area and taken to a hospital with unspecified injuries.

No further details were immediately available.

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