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Trekker stuck in a steep barranco
A trekker alerted the emergency services on Thursday because he had lost his way in the remote Barranco Chacama, between Arona and Adeje. It was located in a section with very high steep walls and he was unable to leave the area on his own.


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17.02.2018 - The fire brigade moved out on a rescue mission.  Specially trained firefighters roped themselves to the man.  Secured with ropes and climbing harnesses, they took him back to a safe place.

 



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