A woman and a baby have been taken to hospital this afternoon after getting lost in the forest.
Emergency services including Orange Police, NSW Ambulance, SES, Rural Fire Service and Fire and Rescue were called at around 2.30pm on Friday, September 17, to the Canobolas State Forest near Lidster, about 20 minutes outside of Orange.
Central West Police District Inspector David Maher said the woman had bogged her car.
From there, she walked with the baby a short distance away, but were instructed by police to go back to the vehicle after they managed to contact her.
At about 4pm, the woman and baby were found by police and paramedics.
Deputy Unit Commander Callum Cope of the SES said: "Once we got on site, we were notified by police and ambulance that she had been found shortly after we arrived."
A spokesman for NSW Ambulance said the condition of both the woman and the baby were "fairly ok."
"It was initially reported as a car stuck. It looks like the mum and the baby may have tried to walk somewhere. There was an effort to try and find them," he said.
"It appears that they are all fairly ok. They are being taken to Orange Hospital."
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