Woman in ICU after being rescued from ravine in Adamsville

Published: Oct. 15, 2021 at 4:26 PM CDT|Updated: Oct. 17, 2021 at 11:12 PM CDT
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ADAMSVILLE, Ala. (WBRC) - A 73-year-old woman was rescued by Adamsville firefighters Friday after she fell about 20 feet down a 40 foot ravine on her personal property.

Firefighters said someone with the woman was able to call for help.

It took Adamsville Fire about 25 minutes to get her up the ravine. They had to use a rope to pull her up.

Adamsville Fire Chief Scott Harbison said she was stable when she came up.

Family tells WBRC that the victim’s name is Dianne West. Her family says that she is currently in the ICU with 11 broken ribs and a collapsed lung.

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