GOLDEN, Colo. (CBS4)– Crews with Golden Fire Rescue conducted a high-angle rescue Friday afternoon that closed Clear Creek Canyon for hours. One person was injured, prompting the rescue.
Highway 6 through Clear Creek Canyon was closed from Highway 58 to 119. The road reopened just before 6 p.m.READ MORE: Large Fire Erupts At Westminster Apartment Building; Federal Blvd. Partially Closed
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Golden Fire Rescue on scene in Clear Creek Canyon on a high angle rescue with 1 injured (non-critical) with assistance from @WestMetroFire @StadiumMedical and @JeffcoOpenSpace @ColoradoDOT has Hwy 6 through Clear Creek Canyon closed from HWY 58 to 119 until further notice 4-6hrs pic.twitter.com/EgkImCUYGs
— Golden Fire (@GoldenCOFire) March 5, 2021
Crews with West Metro Fire Rescue assisted in the rescue effort. They prepared a ladder and boat to bring the injured patient across a partially-frozen Clear Creek. That will likely happen once the patient is moved off the steep incline.
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