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Man rescued after fall off Billings Rimrocks

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Posted at 9:10 PM, Apr 17, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-18 12:30:13-04

BILLINGS — A man in his 40s was injured after falling about 50 feet from the top of the Billings Rimrocks near the checker-board water tower, according to Billings Fire Battalion Chief Kevin Bentz.

A bystander heard the man calling for help from below the Rims and called authorities at 7:15 p.m., Bentz said.

Billings firefighters and paramedics with American Medical Response located the man both from the top and bottom of the Rims.

Firefighters performed a high-angle rescue and lifted the man to the top of the Rims.

Man rescued after fall off Billings Rimrocks

The man was conscious and yelling in pain as he was hoisted to the top in a basket.

He was taken to a Billings hospital via ambulance.

We will update you if we get more information.