WOODLAND HILLS — A mountain biker who was seriously hurt was rescued by firefighters on Wednesday, January 8.
Firefighters from the Los Angeles Fire Department were notified of an injured biker off the 17500 block of
Around 20 firefighters in total were dispatched for the rescue, which included paramedics and a battalion chief on-scene. Two helicopters were used as well, and one was utilized to actually hoist the man up at around 10:00 a.m., while the other was used for “communication and oversight,” as noted by Mr. Scott.
The man was successfully retrieved and was taken to a local hospital in serious condition. Officials have not yet disclosed who made the call for help.
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