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Firefighters rescue cyclist from escarpment

Sept. 18, 2013, Hamilton, Ont. - Emergency crews have rescued a cyclist who plunged almost 20 metres from the Niagara escarpment near  in Ancaster Wednesday afternoon. Hamilton Emergency Services said an ORNGE air ambulance was looking for a landing site to take the 20-year-old woman to hospital. Dozens of firefighters performed a high-angle rope rescue shortly after noon to reach the woman. TheSpec.com reports.

September 18, 2013
By TheSpec.com

Sept. 18, 2013, Hamilton, Ont. – Emergency crews have rescued a cyclist
who plunged almost 20 metres from the Niagara escarpment near  in
Ancaster Wednesday afternoon. Hamilton Emergency Services said an ORNGE
air ambulance was looking for a landing site to take the 20-year-old
woman to hospital. Dozens of firefighters performed a high-angle rope
rescue shortly after noon to reach the woman. TheSpec.com reports. READ MORE