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Rescue on Barn Bluff

The Red Wing Fire Department received a call reporting Sunday afternoon at 1:48 pm there were two adults and one child stranded on the north side of He Mni Can - Barn Bluff.

Firefighter/paramedics were on the scene within 3 minutes of receiving the call. Firefighters ascended the bluff and reached the victims within approximately 40 minutes.

Conditions on the north side were extremely poor being covered with snow, ice, and mud on a significant slope.

The victims were confirmed to have no injuries and were secured in place.

It was determined the safest removal for the victims was to utilize the Minnesota Air Rescue Team (MART). MART arrived on scene and had all victims safely removed to Colvill Park within 30 minutes.

To see the video of the rescue click here

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