Cliff Rescue - Cronulla

Time of incident: 12 Jan 2021 - 2:09pm

Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) along with NSW Police and NSW Ambulance have rescued a man who fell from a cliff face in Cronulla this afternoon.

Firefighters received a call just after 2pm this afternoon following reports a person had fallen off a five metre ledge on Blackwoods Beach to the rocks below.

Crews from Cronulla Fire Station arrived on scene shortly after to find a middle-aged male lying at the bottom of the ledge were able to administer first aid until paramedics arrived.

In a multi agency response, FRNSW and NSW Police were able to move the man safely into a rescue stretcher and carry him to an awaiting ambulance.

The man was transported to hospital for further treatment.

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Published: 12 Jan 2021 04:29pm

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CRONULLA Fire Station

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