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Members of the Duluth Fire Department look over a scene at a rock quarry in West Duluth after performing a high-angle rescue of a teenager who fell from the rock wall Wednesday afternoon. Clint Austin /

Teen hospitalized after fall in West Duluth quarry

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A 15-year-old Duluth boy was in fair condition Wednesday evening at a local hospital after falling from a ledge in West Duluth.

Zach Bartl, 14, said he and Nathan Greene, both freshmen at Denfeld High School, had been sitting in an area high above 57th Ave. W., when they decided to leave. The area is known by rock and ice climbers as "Casket Quarry."


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