A hiker was rescued by the Abbotsford Fire Rescue Service after falling from a trail in the Sumas Mountain area. (Kevin MacDonald photo)

Hiker rescued from fall in Sumas Mountain trails in Abbotsford

Abbotsford Fire Rescue Service crews were called to the trails at around 7:30 p.m. Friday evening

A hiker has been transported to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries after falling down a trail at around 7:30 p.m. Friday evening.

The Abbotsford Fire Rescue Service was called to Sumas Mountain Road and Pratt Road in rural northeast Abbotsford for a call to a hiker that had fallen down a hill from a trail.

After finding the hiker, crews set up a long-line rescue, and eventually brought the hiker up to the trail and out of the trail area in a basket.

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