Group of hikers, including two children found safe near Port Alberni

Eight hikers including four kids and an infant were found safe by a search and rescue team after they became lost on a Port Alberni hiking trail.

The group set out for a hike at a popular hiking site called The Hole in the Wall Sunday.

While missing, the hikers managed to keep in touch with Port Alberni SAR by cell phone.

Crews said urgency was high to locate them quickly because of the kids in the group.

Crews located the hikers and escorted them back to safety around 10 p.m.

Nobody in the group was injured.

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