PACIFIC PALISADES—The Los Angeles Fire Department Rescue Unit was dispatched to 1000 North Will Rogers State Park Road on Saturday, September 4 at 12:24 p.m. after receiving a call about a hiker in distress.

When the LAFD Air Ops team located the hiker, they had two dogs with them. One of the animals was pronounced dead, and the second dog was assessed and treated for medical assistance.

The helicopter aircrew used multiple lift procedures to transport the hiker and both animals to meet with ground units at a safer location. No additional details about the incident have been disclosed to the public.