A hiker was hurt Thursday on a trail in La Quinta, requiring firefighters to mount a rescue operation.

The “hiker down” call came in about 11:40 a.m. from near the Cove Oasis Trailhead, according to the Riverside County Fire Department.

Firefighters trekked to the injured hiker’s location and summoned a helicopter to conduct a hoist rescue. The severity of the hiker’s injuries were not disclosed.

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