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FRAMINGHAM – Framingham firefighters carried an injured woman three-quarters of a mile, after she injured herself in Callahan State Park in Framingham this afternoon.

Framingham Fire received a 9-1-1 call for an injured hiker in the state park, said Deputy Fire Chief Kurt O’Rourke.

Framingham Fire Engine 7, Engine 2, Brewster Ambulance 2, Brewster’s supervisor and the Deputy Fire Chief responded to Callahan State Park,

The woman, whose name was not released, was injured on the Red Tail trail on the north side of Edmands Road, said the Deputy Fire Chief.

Framingham Fire brought an UTV (Utility Terrain Vehicle) to the site, but the trail was too narrow to use it, said Deputy Chief O’Rourke.

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Firefighters used a stokes basket and carried her 3/4 of a mile to safety.

The woman, in her 60s, injured her ankle, said Deputy Chief O’Rourke.

She was hiking with another individual, when she was injured.

The Deputy Fire Chief said she was transported to a Boston hospital for treatment.

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