A 28-year-old female hiker needed to be rescued from Three Sisters Falls Tuesday evening after she became overcome with heat exhaustion, according to the Sheriff's Department.
Authorities reported that ASTREA 1 was dispatched to assist the fire department with the distressed hiker around 4 p.m. The woman was found half way down the trail from the trailhead parking area and was walked to the helicopter. She was flown to a Ramona fire station for medical assistance.
The sheriff's department said the extent of the victim's injuries are unknown at this time.
Three Sisters Falls is a popular hiking destination south of Julian.
A caused numerous heat warnings throughout San Diego Monday as temperatures hit triple digits. Authorities warned people to avoid strenuous activity like hiking and camping.