It has started a large rescue mission on the town of Rjukan, after a person was caught by a cave-in connection with the ice-climbing on the site.

Large snømasser

– There were two climbers in the waterfall when it went to a large landslide. The one was taken, informs the operasjonsleder in the Southeast police district, Other Kråkenes.

the Accident happened at Juvsøyla, which is a popular place for ice climbing. It is located not far away from Vemork.

the emergency Services and volunteers are working frantically to find the missing climber at Vemork in Rjukan.

Photo: Odd Arvid Valley / NRK

– It’s the talk of the big snømasser. So far we have not made a discovery, ” says Kråkenes.

Just before the clock 19, it was stated that the situation was unchanged.

Local rescue teams came quickly to the spot after the incident, but so far is not the person found.

the Incident was reported to emergency services at 16.53.

Volunteer crews, the air ambulance, Seaking and politihelikopter also participate in the rescue operation.

Open doors for letemannskapene

Industriarbeidermuseet on Vemork has opened the doors for nødetater and volunteers letemannskaper Saturday night.

the Premises will be used as the base in the coordination of leteaksjonen throughout the night.