Man rescued after Matchams ravine plunge
- 11 November 2012
- From the section Dorset
A man has been rescued by firefighters after he fell 8m (26ft) down a ravine in Dorset.
Fire crews from Hampshire and Dorset were called out to rescue the 20-year-old man at Matchams, near Ringwood, on Saturday evening.
The service's technical rescue team managed to successfully lift the man to safety using a rope and basket stretcher.
He was taken to hospital with suspected back injuries.