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Injured hiker rescued from Palm Springs trail

An injured hiker was rescued from a Palm Springs trail Tuesday afternoon.

Firefighters and rescue teams were called to La Mirada Road near the North Lykken Trail. Officials confirmed they are bringing down a hiker in need of aid.

This marks the second rescue in the past three days at North Lykken Trail. On Saturday, crews rescued two hiker a group of hikers in distress near Dry Falls.

There was no word yet on the hiker's condition or if heat was a factor. Temperatures passed 110 degrees in Palm Springs this afternoon.

A First Alert Weather Alert has been called for this week for the dangerous heatwave. An excessive heat warning is in effect through Sunday night.

Palm Springs has recorded a high of 110°+ for three consecutive days, and its angling for a fourth in a row today!

Check out: How to protect yourself from heat-related illnesses during the dangerous heatwave

Officials say to be sure to bring a lot of water and hike early if you plan to be outside during the heatwave. Be on the lookout for signs and symptoms of heat-related illnesses to keep you and your family safe!

Download the 'KESQ First Alert' Weather App to be sure you have the latest forecast information to keep you and your family safe. It's FREE! Click here.

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