Woman rescued after falling off of cliff in Taney county

TANEY COUNTY, Mo. A woman is safe after falling off of a cliff in Taney county.

The Western Taney County Fire Protection District says they responded to the call in the 200 block of E Lake street. Once they arrived firefighters found the woman had fallen around 25 feet down a steep embankment.

The victim was holding on to small trees and appeared to have minor injuries. First responders were able to climb down and reach the woman and lift her out of the embankment using a stokes basket. She was transported to a nearby hospital.