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East County hiker reportedly bitten by rattlesnake along Pine Hills Wilderness Trail

Rattlesnake bites firefighter in East County
Posted at 3:00 PM, Jun 30, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-30 18:00:57-04

(KGTV) -- Cal Fire and the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department are responding to reports of a hiker bit by a rattlesnake in East County Tuesday afternoon.

According to Cal Fire, the incident happened on the Pine Hills Wilderness Trail.

The agency says the hiker was reportedly bitten by a rattlesnake and is being transported to the hospital for evaluation via ground ambulance.

The condition of the hiker is unknown at this time.