Two injured hikers rescued in 24 hours

SNOHOMISH COUNTY -- Two different incidents kept rescuers busy in Snohomish County.

Officials said a woman reported she had injured her foot around 7:00 p.m. Tuesday near Lake 22. She was unable to hike out.

A team of 30 volunteers found the woman  and carried her out to safety around 11:00 p.m. She was not seriously hurt.

Then on Wednesday morning, a man reported that he had broken his ankle along the Pacific Crest Trail near Lake Janus.

Officials called in the Snohomish County Helicopter Rescue Team around 10:30 a.m.

The team hoisted the hiker to safety around noon and flew him to Gold Bar where paramedics treated him.