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SES and helicopter called in to help injured Grampians hiker | The Stawell Times-News




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Stawell SES and other emergency services have been called to the aid of an injured hiker in the Grampians National Park. Stawell SES deputy controller Brody Stewart said they received a call for help from Ambulance Victoria at 12:30pm Friday afternoon to assist with an injured hiker in the Wonderland Area of the Grampians National Park. Officers are still on scene as a helicopter is required to come in to help rescue the injured hiker from the rugged terrain. READ MORE: The hiker has suffered non-serious lower leg injuries. Mr Stewart said the helicopter was required due to the difficulty in trying to move and injured hiker out of the area. “It is a lot safer for the…

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