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Incident - Man rescued from riverbank

Date: 18/04/2021
Time: 13:36
Location: Meadowlands Play Area, The Wharf, Tavistock
Area: Western
County: Devon

Firefighters from Tavistock, together with our special rescue team from Camels Head station in Plymouth, worked alongside ambulance paramedics this afternoon to help rescue a gentleman who had fallen five metres down the riverbank.

After paramedics stabilised the casualty and placed him on to a stretcher, our Camels Head crew used rope rescue equipment to lift him up the riverbank and into the ambulance.

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