• Man transported to Harborview after falling down ravine in West Seattle

    By: KIRO 7 News Staff


    WEST SEATTLE - A man was transported to Harborview Medical Center after he fell down a ravine in West Seattle Tuesday morning. 

    Crews with Seattle fire said the man was in the ravine, near the 4700 block of 21st Ave, from around 4 a.m. until he was rescued around 3:30 p.m. 

    Fire officials told KIRO 7 neighbors alerted police to the man after they heard him yelling. 

    In their initial investigation, fire officials said the man was climbing a tree, fell and couldn't get out of the ravine. 

    Firefighters did a low-angle rope rescue because they said the trail was too tough. 

    Officials said the man is in stable condition and is expected to fully recover. Watch raw video from Chopper 7 over the scene below. 

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