Man falls to his death at Albion Falls

A man was pronounced dead on the scene at Hamilton's Albion Falls Saturday afternoon. Hamilton Fire also had to perform a rescue operation for two other people.

Police investigating the death of a man in his twenties who died at Albion Falls Saturday

A man in his twenties is dead after falling to his death at Albion Falls Saturday afternoon. The man was pronounced dead on the scene.

Hamilton Fire confirmed the fatality occurred around 5:00 p.m. Saturday.

Two other people had to be rescued by Hamilton Fire.

According to Hamilton Fire spokesperson, Dave Forster, their condition was "good" at the time. 

Hamilton Police are now in charge of the investigation. 

According to Forster, there have been three rope rescues so far this year.

One rescue took place last Saturday when Hamilton Fire performed a rope rescue on a woman at Albion Falls. 

2016 saw a spike in rope rescues at Hamilton's waterfalls. Emergency crews performed 25 rope rescues—the largest number in at least seven years. 

Hamilton Fire are asking people to review waterfall safety provided by the City https://www.hamilton.ca/parks-recreation/parks-trails-and-beaches/waterfall-safety