Hamilton firefighters perform rope rescue on escarpment after person got ‘stuck’


Published February 2, 2022 at 7:25 am

Hamilton Fire Department crews successfully performed a rope rescue in an area behind Hamilton Cemetery Tuesday evening (Feb. 1). (Hamilton Fire Dept. Twitter)

The Hamilton Fire Department performed a rope rescue Tuesday evening (Feb. 1) after a person become stuck along part of the escarpment.

According to an HFD Tweet, crews were called shortly before sunset to the area behind Hamilton Cemetery on York Boulevard.

Rescuers performed a ‘high angle rope rescue’ and brought the person to safety.

No injuries were reported in the incident.

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