An injured hiker was taken down a West Kelowna trail by fire crews. (Contributed)

An injured hiker was taken down a West Kelowna trail by fire crews. (Contributed)

Crews rescue injured hiker at West Kelowna trail

West Kelowna crews responded to the call just after 2:00 p.m.

West Kelowna fire chief Jason Brolund said his crews responded to a call just after 2:00 p.m. on Monday afternoon (Mar. 16).

Brolund said the call was for a hiker who had twisted their ankle on the trail just above Talus Ridge Drive.

“Crews used a basket stretcher to carry the patient down to the ambulance, and from there BCEHS took over,” Brolund said.

The individual had no other injuries.

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