Mount Work CRD

Saanich Fire crews are currently involved in a technical rope rescue of an injured hiker on Mount Douglas Saturday night.

Emergency crews were were dispatched to the mountain around 6:30 p.m. and remain on scene.

According to scanner reports, several emergency crews are assisting and analyzing trails before attempting a rescue.

Reports say that crews are requesting 200 to 300 feet of rope, as well as nitrous and headlamps.

Saanich Fire are asking people to avoid the area, the upper viewpoint.

More to come.

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