HOLLYWOOD HILLS—On Saturday, October 24, an injured 22-year-old female hiker was rescued by the Los Angeles Fire Department.

At 3:27 p.m., the LAFD’s Facebook page confirmed that the hiker was in distress near trails around 3050 Runyon Canyon Road in Hollywood Hills.

LAFD also tweeted about the incident, stating that an LAFD helicopter arrived to medically assess the woman who suffered “a lower extremity injury” as firefighters on the ground helped the injured patient walk to safety.

By 3:40 p.m. the LAFD tweeted, “LAFD helicopter picking up the firefighter they lowered, then will make themselves available to the next emergency.”

LAFD Public Service Officer Erik Scott also confirmed the success of the rescue, tweeting: “Well done @LAFD/@LAFDAirOps! Injured female hiker successfully rescued from #HollywoodHills.

Canyon News reached out to LAFD who mentioned they did not have any further information regarding the details of the woman’s injury.