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: San Francisco Sees 3,000 Car Break-Ins in 1 month; 'It's Out of Control'
San Mateo County Fire Department said a rescuers used a high angle rope system to bring the victim to the ambulance on standby.
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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/RiwL2bIIiM
— 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: Afghan Refugee Who Moved Family To NorCal Shot Dead In San Francisco While Working As Driver
No word yet as to the status of the boat rescue.