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Los Angeles County Fire Copter 16 lands safely with a rescued 12 year old boy on board. Photo submitted
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12:40 pm PDT July 28, 2014

At approximately 9:40 a.m. on Friday, July 25, Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department Malibu Search and Rescue team received a rescue call for two injured hikers above Tapia Park in Malibu. 

Malibu SAR, Los Angeles County Fire and California State Parks, responded and determined that the two 12 year olds — a boy from Santa Maria and a girl from Ventura — would need to be airlifted off the cliff. 

LASD Air Rescue 5 SAR helicopter responded and performed the rescue, extracting the female who was disoriented and suffering from heat exhaustion.