Hiker airlifted out of Wildwood Canyon

A Los Angeles County Fire Department rescue team airlifts a hiker from Wildwood Canyon. Austin Dave / For The Signal.

A Los Angeles County Fire Department helicopter rescued a hiker from Wildwood Canyon before 1 p.m. Saturday afternoon. 

The hiker was experiencing a medical issue, according to Supervisor Ed Pickett with the Fire Department. The department received the call at 12:05 p.m.  

The 64-year-old man was airlifted to a nearby hospital at 12:52 p.m., Pickett said. 

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