At 21:14 on Saturday 9th December 2023, Mendip Cave Rescue were informed that an experienced mine explorer had suffered a fall in Brownes Folly Mine, Monkton Farleigh at about 20:30. Following this fall the casualty had a leg injury and was unable to bear any weight on the injured leg. A couple of Mendip Cave Rescue members were already at the Mine, and were joined by a couple of experienced MCR members and several South West Ambulance Service HART team members, who were escorted to the casualty where he was assessed and given pain relief. The casualty was placed in a stretcher and assisted to the surface, placed in a wheeled stretcher and escorted to an ambulance where he was handed over to SWAS team members. The incident was closed at 01:30 with the casualty safely in an ambulance and MCR team members were then stood down.