Emergency crews are working to rescue a hiker who fell off a 20-foot cliff in the Los Padres National Forest.
Around 7:50 p.m. Sunday, the Santa Barbara County Fire Department received reports of an injured hiker who got lost and fell off a cliff near Lizards Mouth Rock west of Camino Cielo.
Injured Hiker, Lizards Mouth LPNF. #BrickyardInc. SBC and SBSO SAR on scene of a injured hiker. Crews have located hiker and are working to extract him. Pt has an isolated Extremity injury. C/T 7:50. Call Newsline.— Daniel Bertucelli (@SBCFireInfo) November 23, 2020
Emergency crews have located the hiker and are working to access and take the patient to safety either by carrying the hiker out or staging a rope rescue.
The hiker has a lower extremity injury, according to officials.
A Santa Barbara County Fire Department Battalion Chief, two engines companies as well as the search and rescue team from the Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office responded to the scene.