Teen rescued from cliff in east Vancouver

Teen reported no injuries

An unidentified teen was rescued from a cliff in east Vancouver Thursday morning. The teen reported no injuries. Photo courtesy of Vancouver Fire Department
An unidentified teen was rescued from a cliff in east Vancouver Thursday morning. The teen reported no injuries. Photo courtesy of Vancouver Fire Department

VANCOUVER — At about 3 a.m. Thursday morning, members of the Vancouver Fire Department responded to a call at 4297 SE 192nd Ave. in Vancouver for the report of a person stuck on a cliff about 35 feet above the ground.

According to a news release from the Vancouver Fire Department, Engine 9 and crew members arrived to find a teen male uninjured on the cliff. Crew members reported that the teen was unwilling to move any farther.

The regional Technical Rescue team was dispatched with assets from the Vancouver Fire Department and Clark County Fire District 6. When the Vancouver Fire Heavy Rescue 5 team arrived, they were able to illuminate the scene and send a team member over the edge of the cliff and down to the stranded teen.

The teen was placed in a rescue harness and lowered to the ground with the rescuer. The teen reported no injuries.

Information provided by the Vancouver Fire Department.


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