Man rescued after falling nearly 30 feet

Emergency crews assist a man who nearly 30 feet down an embankment.

KAMLOOPS - Local fire, ambulance and search and rescue members rescued a man in his sixties after he fell nearly 30 feet down an embankment behind a house in Upper Sahali.

Shortly after noon on Friday, Kamloops Fire Rescue were called in for a rope rescue and assisted ambulance responders by carrying the patient, secured to a spine board, up the embankment.

Kamloops Fire Rescue Capt. Wade Lindoff would only say the man appeared to be in stable condition.

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