Firefighters rescue paraglider stranded on cliff

Firefighters in Daly City rescued a paraglider stranded on a cliffside in the area of Mussel Rock on Saturday.

February 12, 2012 12:28:12 PM PST
Firefighters in Daly City rescued a paraglider stranded on a cliffside in the area of Mussel Rock on Saturday, fire officials said.

Rescue crews responded to the area shortly before 3 p.m.

The man was trapped 150 feet below the bluff. Fire crews used a picket system to get down the cliff to the man, and evaluated him for injury.

He was carried back up to the bluff and transported by ambulance to San Francisco General Hospital for further evaluation.