Cliff Rescue in Pacifica

On January 6, 2015 at 9:09 p.m.  4 Fire Companies, 1 Chief Officer, 1Technical Rescue Unit and 1 Off Road Transport Unit responded to a cliff rescue at 700 Palmetto Ave. in Pacifica.

Upon arrival, fire companies found an adult male hiker that had fallen approximately 50 feet down the side of a cliff.  Utilizing a rope rescue system, firefighter/paramedics extricated the victim and assessed the patient for any medical conditions or injuries at the scene.  The patient had minor injuries and was transported by ambulance to a local hospital. The incident was mitigated in approximately 2 hours.