Rescue at Crawford Falls

VIDEO: Emergency crews rescue two hikers, dog stuck near Kelowna waterfalls

Kelowna emergency crews prepare to rescue injured hiker

UPDATE: 1:44 p.m.

Fire crews worked quickly to rescue two women and a dog stranded on a ledge at the eastside of Canyon Falls Tuesday afternoon.

One firefighter was spotted giving the dog water along the trail near Fawn Run Court just after 1:45 p.m. Crews were still working to bring the two hikers to safety.

A firefighter is seen giving a dog water at Canyon Falls in Kelowna, B.C. on Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019 after rescuing two hikers and the dog stuck on a ledge. (Michael Rodriguez/Kelowna Capital News)

UPDATE: 1:10 p.m.

Emergency crews are in verbal contact with two women who are sitting on a ledge at the Eastside of Canyon Falls.

The women have been told to remain in place until crews can reach them. Crews have yet to visual locate the two hikers.

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Emergency crews are scene at Canyon Falls for a high angle rescue of an injured hiker.

The hiker is reported to be on the eastside of Canyon Falls. Firefighters spotted the victim and several other hikers on a ledge and have told them to sit still until rescue crews can access them.

A gator might be used to rescue the hiker.

The terrain through the park is steep and has two waterfalls.

More to come.

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