Male Over 30ft Embankment – Hunter Garden Court Apts

Shortly after 2:00am on Wednesday morning Rescue Companies from 223, 222, 227 were alerted for an elderly male that fell 30ft over a hillside as a result of a foot pursuit with PHPD.  223SV & 227RQ arrived on scene and crews started assessing the situation.  Ropes & Repelling gear was used from 227RQ and 223SV was used as an anchor point.  A Medic from 222RQ navigated down the hill and started patient care. A 35ft ladder was utilized from 223EN and acted as a ramp for rescue works to safely remove the injured prisoner.  Crew operated on scene for about an hour.  Patient care was transferred to PHEMS, the patient was transported to a local hospital with non life threatening injuries.

Command:  223 Chief (Capone)
Units:  227RQ, 223SV, 223EN1, 222RQ, 222EN, PHPD, PHEMS

http://pittsburgh.cbslocal.com/2013/09/04/man-injured-after-falling-over-cliff-in-penn-hills/

http://www.wpxi.com/news/news/man-rescued-after-falling-30-feet-over-hillside-pe/nZmPL/

http://www.wtae.com/news/local/allegheny/ladder-basket-used-to-pull-man-up-penn-hills-hillside/-/10927008/21771398/-/86ip9iz/-/index.html