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Firefighters perform rope rescue after man falls 12 metres at Dundas Peak

Hamilton firefighters rescued a man who suffered head and back injuries after he fell approximately 12 metres near Dundas Peak Monday night.

Man suffered back and head injuries, says fire department

Hamilton emergency crews rescued a man who fell at Dundas Peak Monday night. (Dave Ritchie/CBC)

Hamilton firefighters rescued a man who suffered head and back injuries after he fell approximately 12 metres near Dundas Peak Monday night.

The man was on a trail when he fell onto the rocks below, according to the fire department.

Crews performed a rope rescue to haul the man back to safety.

Firefighters and paramedics then pushed a basket stretcher about a kilometre along a trail to reach the ambulance that transported him to hospital.

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