Crews Rescue Man From Cliff Near Ninilchik

first_imgIt took crews roughly 1.5 hours, and the individual was brought to safety and the incident was terminated, according to NES. NES responded with Medic 1, Rescue 1, Utility 1, and ATV 1 responded with 7 personnel. The Anchor Point Emergency Services High Angle Rope Rescue Team was requested, and responded with mutual aid assistance with 2 Command Vehicles, Utility 2, Rescue 1, and Medic 41 with 9 personnel. Photos courtesy of Ninilchik Emergency Services Facebook0TwitterEmailPrintFriendly分享Ninilchik Emergency Services responded to a person that had fallen over 100 feet from a cliff on Saturday, June 2. In a Facebook post, “NES strongly recommends caution along these cliffs as this is not the first time this kind of incident has happened – sometimes with life-altering injuries. The banks along these cliffs can appear deceivingly shallow, but are nonetheless very steep and dangerous, and people are prone to slipping and falling. Also, these cliffs are often weak, especially near the bottom as erosion naturally occurs.” The Alaska State Troopers as well as Alaska Wildlife Troopers and Alaska State Park Rangers responded as well.last_img

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