Edinburgh, Fife & East Scotland

Woman rescued after quarry fall

Carlingnose Quarry Image copyright Iain Lees

A young woman has been rescued after falling 30ft (9m) down a quarry in Fife.

The incident happened at 00:30 at Carlingnose Quarry in North Queensferry. A second woman who tried to help her managed to clamber to safety.

Fire crews from Dunfermline and Burntisland attended the scene, along with a line rescue team from Lochgelly.

Neither woman was hurt in the incident.