Recovery at Quarry

Jul 28, 2013   //   by Caitriona   //   Callouts  //  No Comments


Doolin Coast Guard team was tasked this morning, by MRSC, Valentia,  to assist the HSE with the recovery of a body near Ennis. A person had fallen in a Quarry on to a ledge . The Shannon based Coast Guard helicopter had been tasked . The Ennis Fire and Rescue Service and The Ennis Civil Defence was also on scene. The Doolin D-Class boat was launched at the quarry . Team members abseiled down to the ledge using the Fire tender crane to prevent any rubble collapsing and recovered the body onto the waiting D-Class and taken ashore.

Incident 28/13



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