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Emergency responders rescue hikers near Mauna Loa summit

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MAUNA LOA, HAWAII (HawaiiNewsNow) -

Two hikers were rescued approximately two miles from the summit of Mauna Loa on the Big Island on Friday after they were separated from the hiking trail after dark, according to the Hawaii County Fire Department. 

Rescuers received a distress call at around 6:45 p.m. saying a 50-year-old man from Australia and a 29-year-old female from Germany required assistance. Crews responded to the scene near the top of Mauna Loa at just after 8:00 p.m.

The two hikers were found in good condition and did not require medical attention.

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