POTLATCH — Mason County Sheriff’s Office is searching the High Steel Bridge area for a missing hiker.

The hiker is a soldier from Joint Base Lewis McChord who was out with a friend near the bridge on Sunday, the sheriff’s office stated in a tweet.

The search-and-rescue operation is taking place west of Potlatch in Olympic National Forest.

High Steel Bridge is a truss arch bridge that spans the south fork of the Skokomish River on Forest Service Road 2202.

iFIBER One News is following the story and will have more information as it becomes available.

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