According to Tri-Community Volunteer Fire Department, early Monday morning, around 12:30am, the Lee County Search and Rescue was dispatched concerning a lost person in Sandy Ridge area of Lee County after an ATV ride. This area is only accessible through Wolfe County.
Around 3:52am, mutual aid was requested from Tri-Community for additional vehicles and rope rescue equipment. The lost person was actually on Boone Ridge Road in Wolfe County.
Lee County Search and Rescue had located the missing person, but in order to get the person on level ground, rescuers neede to set up a high angle rope rescue system to raise the person and rescuers up a 75 feet cliff face.
Around 7am, the lost person was brought up to rescuers. There were not injuries to report according to Tri-Community Volunteer Fire Dept.