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Missing hiker on Eagle Ridge rescued

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Coquitlam Search and Rescue say they have located a  missing hiker on Eagle Ridge near Buntzen Lake.

The 43-year-old man called for help shortly before 7 p.m. last night after losing his way along the Dilly Dally trail. He was with his dog at the time.

Crews are currently arranging a long line extraction to get the hiker to safety. Search and Rescue crews say the both man and the dog appear to be fine from the air.

10 Coquitlam search and rescue members along with a helicopter were involved in the search.

The man reported via cell phone that he did not have any injuries.

 

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