Woman, 25, rescued after getting stuck up Salisbury Crags

A 25-year-old woman was rescued last night after getting stuck up Salisbury Crags.

Wednesday, 14th August 2019, 8:51 am
Salisbury Crags as seen from Braid Hills. Picture: Neil Hanna

A fire service spokesman said two appliances were called out just before 10pm for a possible line rescue to lower the woman down from the crags, but no equipment was required and they were just escorted down the hill.

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Locals reported seeing two fire engines and up to four ambulance vehicles in the Arthur's Seat area at the time. Police were also called to the incident.

A Police Scotland spokesman said: "Police in Edinburgh received a call at around 9.45pm on Tuesday 13th August in relation to concern for a woman on Arthur's Seat.

"The 25-year-old was safely recovered and taken to the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh as a precaution.

"No further police action was required."

The Scottish Ambulance Service has also been contacted for comment.