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CAL FIRE SLO, SLO City Fire rescue injured hiker near top of Cuesta Grade

Posted at 12:21 PM, Jun 27, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-27 15:23:29-04

Emergency crews are assisting an injured hiker Saturday near the top of the Cuesta Grade in San Luis Obispo.

According to a call with KSBY, CAL FIRE SLO officials initially received reports of an injured hiker seven miles in on Mount Lowe Road off Highway 101 northbound at 11:30 a.m.

CAL FIRE SLO authorities say the hiker has a possible broken arm.

Officials said SLO City Fire Department and CAL FIRE SLO crews are working to reach the injured hiker. The CHP H-70 is also helping with the rescue.

A Tweet from CAL FIRE SLO says first-responders with the Santa Margarita Volunteer Fire Department are also assisting with the rescue.