Pacifica firefighters rescue hiker who fell 15 feet from cliff

April 21, 2013 1:18:24 PM PDT
North County Fire Authority crews were able to save a hiker who fell about 15 feet down from the side of a cliff in Pacifica Saturday.

Crews responded to a report of a distressed hiker at Linda Mar Beach around 5:25 p.m., fire officials said.

When crews arrived, they found a hiker 15 feet down the side of a cliff at the south end of the beach, officials said.

The hiker was saved quickly with high tide looming, officials said.

Crews treated the hiker at the scene for injuries not considered life-threatening.