SAN MATEO COUNTY (CBS SF) — Crews responded to a cliff rescue at Montara State Beach that closed Highway 1 on Monday night, according to officials.
The victim was hoisted from the beach and transferred to an ambulance, according to a tweet from CAL Fire CZU. Highway 1 was expected to reopen once firefighters cleared their equipment.READ MORE: Pedestrian Dies After Getting Hit By Car In San Jose
San Mateo County Fire Department said a rescuers used a high angle rope system to bring the victim to the ambulance on standby.
MONTARA BEACH INCIDENT UPDATE: Firefighters are preparing to use a high angle rope rescue system to bring the patient to a waiting ambulance. pic.twitter.com/RiwL2bIIiMREAD MORE: PG&E to Face Criminal Charges Over Deadly Zogg Fire in Shasta County
— CAL FIRE CZU (@CALFIRECZU) June 29, 2021
In addition to the cliff rescue, rescuers were also responding to a boat in distress at Miramar Beach.MORE NEWS: U.S. Men’s Soccer Asks Appeals Court to Reinstate Women's Wage Suit
No word yet as to the status of the boat rescue.