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Media Release

SES assisted in cliff rescue in the Kimberley
Monday 21 July 2014 – 9:00 PM
SES volunteers from two vertical rescue teams and DFES staff worked through the afternoon and early evening to assist with the extrication of a 55 year old man from Bell Gorge in the Kimberley.

The SES volunteers were from Broome and Derby.

DPAW Rangers, DFES staff and St John’s Ambulance were also in attendance.

The man was extricated by helicopter and will be taken to Broome Regional Hospital.

This is the second tourist that has been rescued this week in the Kimberley.  DFES urges people to be careful and aware of their surroundings when in unfamiliar territory.


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