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St Bees Head – Sat 5th May 2001 – Callout 6 in 2001

Female reported to have fallen amongst large rocks. Minor head injuries. Coast Guard and RNLI involved. Evacuated from the bottom of the cliffs by inshore rescue boat. Team brought her down from the cliff and transferred her to the boat. Coast Guard were compromised by foot and mouth as they approached the top of the cliff through contaminated land and had to wait for MAFF to attend and decontaminate. "

Incident Type
Location St Bees Head
Other Agencies ,

Incident started at 12:10.

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