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Cliff Fall And Rescue For Coastguards

david tennant Broadchurch

8:37am 27th July 2013

Cliff Fall And Rescue For Coastguards
 
West Dorset Lifeguards reported the a large cliff fall in the area of East Cliff, between West Bay and Freshwater resulting in a dangerous over-hang of the cliff top. The Dorset County Council Emergency Planning was informed.
 
Earlier yesterday South West Ambulance Control requested Coastguard assistance with extracting a female with a badly sprained ankle from Man O War Cove.  Lulworth Coastguard Rescue Team attended and requested air assistance due to the nature of the casualty and her location on the beach.  The Coastguard Rescue Helicopter, based at Portland,  airlifted the casualty to the cliff top, before the ambulance took her to hospital by land.
 

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