‘Elderly Male’ Hiker Possibly Lost for Days Rescued: LA Fire

By City News Service
City News Service
City News Service
November 19, 2021 Updated: November 19, 2021

PACIFIC PALISADES, Calif.—An “elderly male” hiker who may have been lost for days in the hills of Pacific Palisades was found today and brought to a hospital for examination, authorities said.

Firefighters were sent to the 1500 block of North Lachman Lane about 10:40 a.m., according to Nicholas Prange of the Los Angeles Fire Department.

“Firefighters have located a lost elderly male in the hills of Pacific Palisades,” Prange said in a statement.

“He was reportedly lost/missing for days prior. LAFD Air Operations hoisted him from his remote location and transported him to an area hospital for further care.”