A dozen rescuers saved an injured hiker from Rainie Falls

Rural Metro Fire says it took three hours to carry the hiker out of the trail.

Posted: Mar 17, 2019 10:00 AM
Updated: Mar 17, 2019 10:56 AM

JOSEPHINE COUNTY, Ore-- A hiker injured in the Rainie Falls was rescued by about a dozen people.

Rural Metro Fire says it took three hours to carry the hiker out of the trail. The narrow and rocky trail it made it very difficult.

The hiker was taken to Three Rivers Hospital with non life-threatening injuries.

The fire department says this is a reminder about how remote the wild and scenic Rogue River corridor can be.

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