Time Incident Posted: 12:31

Incident Date: 17/06/2022

Incident Location: Incident Location: Ingleberry Road, Shepshed

Incident Number: 58575

Incident Type: Rescue From Height P1

Initial Emergency Call Received: 11:36

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 x appliance from Coalville, 1 x appliance from Western, Technical Rope Rescue Team from Southern Fire Station

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed:


Believed Cause:

Initial Information: Reports from EMAS of a casualty fallen from top of quarry on to ledge.

Updated Incident Information: Upon arrival, incident confirmed as 16 year old female fallen approximately 10 metres down cliff face of quarry, casualty in a safe and stable area, friend of casualty also in safe area with casualty but uninjured, casualty suffering neck and leg pain. Fire Service have set up 2 x safe systems of work, a Firefighter and also EMAS HART team being lowered to casualty and a 2nd Firefighter being lowered to rescue the friend.
Casualty and friend were successfully rescued by Fire Service using rope rescue safe systems and a basket stretcher. Injuries deemed as slight however they were transferred to hospital as a precaution due to dehydration and sun exposure.

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