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Lethbridge Fire & EMS conduct coulee rescue

Lethbridge Fire and Emergency Services were called out to Pavan Park area this afternoon after two residents were unable to hike out of the coulees.



Crews conducted a high-angle rescue to ensure the hikers were safely evacuated out of the area. One of the hikers sustained minor injuries and no firefighters were injured during the rescue.

Residents are reminded to be prepared for the environment and changing weather conditions while out enjoying nature.

Lethbridge Fire & EMS conduct specialty training and exercises for a range of situations, including those designed specifically for our River Valley and unique landscape. Technical Rescues are challenging and take many hours of preparation and practice.

Image: Lethbridge Fire & EMS perform a high-angle technical rescue in the coulees. Please note, this image has altered to ensure the privacy of the hikers.

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Call 311 | Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

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