At 1:28 p.m. Sunday, May 13, Riverside County Fire Department/Cal Fire responded to a remote-area rescue at Humber Park.

An adult male hiker was reported to have a lower extremity injury on the Ernie Maxwell Scenic Trail. At 3:15 p.m., Cal Fire helicopter 301 located, extricated and brought the patient to awaiting paramedics. The patient suffered moderate injuries and was transported by American Medical Response to an area hospital. Idyllwild Fire Department also responded.

An injured hiker was located and airlifted off Ernie Maxwell Scenic Trail on Sunday with the help of Cal Fire Helicopter 103. The hiker, with moderate injuries, was then transported by ground ambulance to an area hospital.
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