Photo by John Schreiber.
Photo by John Schreiber.

A woman hiker trapped on a hillside in rugged terrain near the Greek Theatre in Griffith Park was rescued by a Los Angeles Fire Department urban search and rescue unit.

Firefighters repelled from a helicopter to where the woman was perched on Wednesday, Erik Scott of the Los Angeles Fire Department said.

She was given a helmet and eye protection and was hoisted onto the helicopter about 6 p.m., Scott said.

The woman was uninjured, Scott said.

The incident was reported at about 3:53 p.m., Scott said.

—City News Service

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