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Injured hiker airlifted from trail near Sedona

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Sedona Fire District Firefighter and paramedic Johnny Sedillo, in the orange jump suit, is airlifted with an injured hiker off Wilson Mountain Trail on Saturday afternoon. (Source: Sedona Fire District) Sedona Fire District Firefighter and paramedic Johnny Sedillo, in the orange jump suit, is airlifted with an injured hiker off Wilson Mountain Trail on Saturday afternoon. (Source: Sedona Fire District)
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SEDONA, AZ (CBS5) -

Sedona Fire District rescuers had to airlift an injured hiker from a remote area on Wilson Mountain Trail on Saturday.

Fire Marshal Gary Johnson said it took more than two hours for rescuers to reach the injured hiker from the trailhead. They had been in contact via cell phone to pinpoint the hiker's location, he said.

The injured hiker and firefighter Johnny Sedillo were short-hauled by helicopter to an area along State Route 89A. The hiker was taken to Sedona Emergency Center by ambulance.

There was no information about the extent of the injuries or the condition of the hiker.

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