Prospector injured

Castlemaine SES members set up the ‘mule’ stretcher to cart the injured prospector.

SES Castlemaine were called to rugged bushland in Moonlight Flat near Castlemaine on November 5 where a gold prospector had been injured. 

Ambulance Victoria provided medical assistance and the SES crew transported the casualty using a combination of stretcher, ‘mule’ stretcher carrier and 4WD vehicles. 

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