BODEGA BAY (CBS SF) — A man clinging to the face of a cliff in Sonoma County was rescued Monday afternoon by fire crews and a California Highway Patrol helicopter.

Fire units from Bodega Bay Fire and Monte Rio Fire responded along with the CHP helicopter to a report of an adult male clinging to a cliff.

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The crews arrived they found him about 100 feet above a roadway. A CHP H-32 helicopter arrived and lowered a paramedic to him, and both were then hoisted off the cliff and lowered to waiting paramedics, the CHP said.

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The man was not injured and he was released at the scene. Authorities did not disclose the circumstances on how the man ended up stuck on the cliff.

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