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SHFAD rescues patient who fell down Cascadia waterfall


April 21, 2021

Sweet Home Fire and Ambulance District personnel rescued a man who had fallen down a waterfall east of Cascadia Monday evening, April 18.

According to SHFAD, a caller reported at 6:45 p.m. Monday that a male had fallen off a waterfall near Longbow Camp and had suffered unknown injuries.

First to arrive was a captain from the Cascadia station, followed closely by an ambulance and rescue unit that were leaving another incident east of Sweet Home. Crews met the 9-1-1 caller on Gordon Road, who advised the location of the injured male.

The captain had to go through frigid water and swim thro...

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