KFD rescues injured hiker at Wailua Falls

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

    Equipment is passed over a fence as Kaua‘i Fire Department firefighters and rescue specialists respond to a call for an injured man Friday at Wailua Falls.

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

    Equipment is laid out to extricate a man injured near Wailua Falls Friday.

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

    A Kaua‘i Fire Department rescue specialist out of the Lihu‘e station reports the condition of an injured man Friday at Wailua Falls.

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

    Firefighters assess equipment requirements Friday while the first contact reports the condition of an injured man at Wailua Falls.

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

    Rescue specialists from the Lihu‘e Fire Station respond to a call for an injured man Friday at Wailua Falls.

WAILUA — A 67-year-old male visitor from California slipped while attempting to hike from the lookout area down to the pool below Wailua Falls Friday morning.

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