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Near Misses
Incidents that could have resulted in a fatality, but did not.


06/08/2010
Man Stranded on Edge of Rock Quarry


Last Sunday, firefighters responded to a call around 7:00 a.m. and found a man stranded on the side of a rock quarry in Sagus, Massachusetts. The 32-year-old man appeared to be rock climbing but had no equipment on him.

According to Fire Chief James Blanchard, "He was up probably about 50 feet high and he went down about 10 or 12 feet and got to an outcropping and that's where he was. He couldn't go [back] up because everything was all wet.�

Firefighters rescued the man using special rescue equipment and the ladder truck.

Source: The Daily Item