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Woman rescued after falling into Newry quarry

A woman was rescued after falling into a Newry quarry this afternoon.

The incident happened at a quarry on the Moor Hill Road shortly before 12.30pm.

Three fire appliances attended the incident; two from Newry Fire Station and one Specialist Rescue Appliance.

A NIFRS spokesperson told Armagh I: “Firefighters used a mule stretcher to rescue the casualty, and she was then taken into the care of Northern Ireland Ambulance Service. The incident was dealt with by 1.46pm.”

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