Curwensville, PA – When someone in Curwensville fell down a steep embankment to the edge of the river, emergency crews had to pull off a daring rescue.

The unnamed person had fallen about 30 feet around 8 p.m. Sunday.

Rescue Hose and Ladder Company 8 along with EMS and police all responded.

They used a stokes basket to rescue to victim while still ensuring that the rescuers were safe on the embankment.

The patient was taken to the Curwensville High School, where crews established a landing zone so Life Flight could take the person to a trauma center.

There’s no word on the victim’s identity or their current condition.

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Posted by Rescue Hose & Ladder Co. on Sunday, October 20, 2019