2 hikers rescued from forest in Transylvania Co.


TRANSYLVANIA CO., NC (WSPA) – Two hikers were rescued Sunday morning after getting lost overnight in the forest of rural Transylvania County.

According to the Transylvania County Rescue Squad, two men went hiking Saturday before getting lost while they were headed back to their campsite.

The hikers called for help around 5:00am and crews were able to find them about six hours later.

The hikers were not hurt and were taken back to their campsite to gather their belongings before leaving.

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