SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — A woman and a dog were rescued from a cliff in San Francisco, police the fire department said Tuesday.
The cliff rescue happened at Fort Funston on the southwestern edge of the city.READ MORE: Oakland Resumes 'Bulky Block Party' Trash Disposal Events To Stem Illegal Dumping
The San Francisco Fire Department tweeted at 10:37 a.m. that a dog was being rescued from a location a quarter of the way down a cliff. Minutes later, the department tweeted that an adult was also being rescued.
It appeared the dog was off-leash and went over and got stuck about 50 or 60 feet down the ledge. The woman tried to rescue the dog but then got stuck herself and couldn’t make it up or down.READ MORE: A Surprise Hit, Filipino-Theme Home Movie Filmed in Daly City Spawns Sequel
Firefighters tethered rescue workers to a rope system and sent them down with harnesses for the woman and the dog.
“We quickly set up a system and easily accessed her, and removed her from any harm, and her dog as well,” said SFFD Acting Battalion Chief Kevin McKeon.
Shortly after 11 a.m., the fire department tweeted that both the woman and the dog were rescued with no injuries.MORE NEWS: San Francisco Homeless Camp to Be Removed Monday, Advocates Say Residents Have Right to Stay
Fort Funston is an off-leash area, but the fire department reminds everyone if you’re hiking in the area, follow the signage.