Rope Rescue at Borer Falls

Hamilton firefighters rescue a young girl from Borer Falls late Saturday afternoon. It is believed the girl and her parents got stuck at the bottom of the falls as light started to fall fast and didn’t believe the could make it out safely. Cathie Coward/ Hamilton Spectator

B1Rope Rescue 1385Hamilton, Ontario, Nov 7,2015, Hamilton firefighters rescue a young girl from Borer Falls late Saturday afternoon. It is believed the girl and her parents got stuck at the bottom of the falls as light started to fall fast and didn't believe the could make it out safely. Cathie Coward/ Hamilton Spectator

Hamilton, Ontario, Nov 7,2015, Hamilton firefighters rescue a young girl from Borer Falls late Saturday afternoon. It is believed the girl and her parents got stuck at the bottom of the falls as light started to fall fast and didn't believe the could make it out safely. Here the young girl is checked out by paramedics following her rope rescue. Cathie Coward/ Hamilton SpectatorHamilton, Ontario, Nov 7,2015, Hamilton firefighters rescue a woman from Borer Falls late Saturday afternoon. It is believed a young girl and her parents got stuck at the bottom of the falls as light started to fall fast and didn't believe the could make it out safely. Cathie Coward/ Hamilton SpectatorHamilton, Ontario, Nov 7,2015, Hamilton firefighters rescue a woman from Borer Falls late Saturday afternoon. It is believed a young girl and her parents got stuck at the bottom of the falls as light started to fall fast and didn't believe the could make it out safely. Cathie Coward/ Hamilton Spectator  Hamilton, Ontario, Nov 7,2015 Hamilton firefighters use a system of ropes anchored around two spruce trees located across Rock Chapel Road at the top of Borer Falls to pull up the hikers and rescue workers. Cathie Coward/ Hamilton SpectatorHamilton, Ontario, Nov 7,2015 Hamilton firefighters use a system of ropes anchored around two spruce trees located across Rock Chapel Road at the top of Borer Falls to pull up the hikers and rescue workers. Cathie Coward/ Hamilton SpectatorHamilton firefighters use a system of ropes anchored around two spruce trees located across Rock Chapel Road at the top of Borer Falls to pull up the hikers and rescue workers. Cathie Coward/ Hamilton Spectator

 

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