SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — Rescuers saved a man trapped on the side of a cliff just south of the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco Monday afternoon.

The San Francisco Fire Department said the rescue effort was happened in the Presidio near a bridge overlook and Battery Godfrey, a former military gun installation and now a coastal landmark.

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The fire department said report the man was clinging to the side of the cliff yelling for help, and that a high-angle rope rescue was underway.

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The victim appeared to be stable on the cliff during the rescue, the fire department said.

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He was being evaluated by medics after being pulled to safety.