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One woman, of German nationality, suffered a fall of about 50 meters today as she traveled the Levada das 25 Fontes.

According to the interim commander of the Volunteer Fire Brigade of Calheta, the victim will have rolled down the slope, to an extent of about 50 meters.

From this fall the victim complained to the corporation of pains in the back. For this reason she was immediately referred to Dr. Nélio Mendonça Hospital.

The woman, who celebrated her 70th birthday today, was accompanied by the son who was the one who warned the firefighters.

The corporation received the call for help at 1:00 pm and took about an hour to reach the victim’s location.

In the event there were 15 firemen and three vehicles.