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West Kelowna fire crews rescue injured mountain biker

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October 05, 2017 - 4:14 PM

WEST KELOWNA - An injured mountain biker is recovering after being rescued by West Kelowna firefighters.

West Kelowna Fire Rescue says in a news release crews responded to Rose Valley Regional Park around 2:20 p.m. today, Oct. 5, for an injured mountain biker.

The patient was found quickly by crews who accessed the biker on foot through the trail system. The fire department says the biker had a knee injury but was otherwise in stable condition.

Assistant fire chief Brent Watson says crews packaged and transported the patient out on a rescue device known as "the wheel" and turned them over to B.C. Ambulance paramedics waiting in the parking lot.

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