Injured hiker flown from forest above Azusa

ANGELES NATIONAL FOREST — Fire officials flew a hiker out of the Angeles National Forest north of Azusa Monday after he became injured in a fall.
The rescue occurred just before 5 p.m. near San Gabriel Canyon and West Fork roads, Los Angeles County Fire Department Supervising Dispatcher Melanie Flores said.
The man, who was estimated to be in his 30s, did not appear to suffer life-threatening injuries but was flown to Huntington Hospital in Pasadena as a precaution, Los Angeles County Fire Department Capt. Tim Bloom said.
The man reported falling four to six feet, while his family members told officials he fell from about 45 feet.
His exact condition was not available.

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