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Dangerous East County trail closed due to heat rescues

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Posted at 4:47 PM, Jun 20, 2017
and last updated 2017-06-20 19:47:56-04

DESCANSO, Calif. (KGTV)--A dangerous East County trail is closed Tuesday and Wednesday due to heat-related rescues, according to the Cleveland National Forest.

Five people had to be rescued from Three Sisters Falls due to high heat and public safety concerns, a spokesperson said.

Temperatures in the Descanso area hovered around 100 degrees Tuesday.

The San Diego County Sheriff's Department issued a warning for Three Sisters Falls and Cedar Creek Falls last week.

Learn more about conditions for hikers.