A woman was flown to Portland for treatment after breaking her leg hiking on Tumbledown Mountain in Franklin County.

After 8 p.m. Tuesday night, game wardens responded to a report of a woman who had broken her leg, according to a press release from Cpl. John MacDonald of the Maine Warden Service.

Maris Toland, 28, of Portland, was rock climbing when she fell and suffered a compound fracture to her leg on the mountain, which is near Weld Village.

“In an exhaustive effort in very difficult terrain, Toland was carried down the mountain throughout the night and flown by LifeFlight to Maine Medical Center in Portland this morning,” said MacDonald.

The Maine Warden Service was assisted by Mahoosuc Search and Rescue and responding fire departments from Mexico, Roxbury, Weld, Rumford, Peru and Dixfield as well as personnel from Mount Blue State Park. MacDonald said the warden service was thankful for the 31 volunteers who also helped with the rescue.

Maine Medical Center had no information about Toland Wednesday.

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