Incident Date: 4/22/2012Issuing Officer: Battalion Chief Dale VaughnIndent Location: Point Defiance Park Incident Type: Technical RescueNarrative: At 6:14 p.m. Tacoma Fire Department's Technical Rescue Team responded to a rope rescue in Point Defiance Park.First arriving companies found two men clutching onto trees and stuck about 30 feet from the top of the cliff. The pair's access out of the beach area was cut off by the rising tides and their attempt to climb the steep cliffs near the Gig Harbor view point area left them stranded. Using a sopisticated rope system, crews were able to rappel the cliff, secure the pair, and bring them to safety. There were no injuries to report. ...read more
by Tacoma Fire Department Apr. 22, 2012 at 10:11pm
More Tacoma Fire Department
A recipe for a SAFE and happy Thanksgiving!
Requests for Service - October 2017
Kidde Recalls Fire Extinguishers with Plastic Handles Due to Failure to Discharge and Nozzle Detachment
Everyone loves a good scare on Halloween, but not when it comes to child safety. Here are tips you can share with kids to reduce their risk of injury.
Collaboration with UWT to improve Firefighter Safety