Friday, January 9, 2015

Lucky day for one flying hiker

Another successful rescue.
THANKS again first responders!
Starting the New Year with a bang
Pacifica Patch/Renee Schiavone, Staff/Bay City News Service, 1/7/15. "Hiker falls 50 feet down Pacifica cliff."

"A hiker who fell 50 feet down a Pacifica cliff on Tuesday was successfully rescued and suffered only minor injuries, fire officials said. Firefighters found the man at 9:09 p.m. near 700 Palmetto Ave., according to the North County Fire Authority.

It took rescue crews about two hours to pull the man from the bottom of a 50-foot cliff using a rope system.  He was assessed by paramedics and transported to a hospital with minor injuries, according to the fire department."

Note photographs: Wile E. Coyote from The Telegraph, UK; four-leaf clovers and rainbow from Visual paradox wallpaper.

Posted by Kathy Meeh

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