Climber saved in rescue drama
A CLIMBER has been rushed to hospital after a dramatic rope rescue in the Forest of Dean.
The incident happened in the Wintours Leap area at 2.55pm on Wednesday.
Firefighters from Lydney and Coleford attended with their specialist rope rescue teams.
On arrival they found that a man had fallen. He was soon rescued and taken to hopital by ambulance.
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All of the emergency services attended, including police, the Severn Area Rescue Association (SARA) and paramedics and worked together to rescue the man.
The crews spent a total of two hours and 20 minutes at the scene.