Fire Service assists in search and rescue

Wickwar Road, Yate

Multiple crews assisted in the search and rescue of a casualty.

Crews from Temple and Yate fire stations were called to the quarry to assist in the search, along with the police helicopter, Devon and Somerset Fire Service, Coastguard and police and ambulance.

Once located, crews used vertical line rescue equipment to rescue the casualty. The helicopter was not used in the rescue.

The casualty was then handed to paramedics at the scene.