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Rescue at bridge

Mason County emergency responders rescued a teenager who fell by the High Steel Bridge on Saturday, May 25.

The 19-year-old man was apparently hiking in the closed area underneath the bridge and fell 400 feet down the side of the canyon, according to the Mason County Sheriff’s office.

“Thanks to the dedicated efforts of our Special Operations Rescue Team, he was rescued and sustained only minimal injuries,” MCSO said in a Facebook post.

MCSO, West Mason Fire and Fire District 6 assisted in the rescue.

The post shows a rescuer pulling himself and the teenager up to the bridge using a harness an...


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