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Hiker rescue underway in Los Padres National Forest

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Posted at 10:17 PM, Apr 23, 2022
and last updated 2022-04-24 02:36:01-04

A helicopter was called in to hoist a hiker out of the Los Padres National Forest in Santa Barbara County on Saturday evening.

Rescue crews were called to the area of Hurricane Deck, which is located in the forest south of New Cuyama, shortly before 9 p.m.

Santa Barbara County Fire officials say the hiker is suffering from dehydration.