BREAKING NEWS: People at Dutch Creek and Empire Creek are under an evacuation warning Full Story

3 Rescued from California Beach Cliff After Overnight Stay

Three people were rescued Saturday after being stuck overnight on a San Francisco Bay area cliff for more than 12 hours.

Posted: Jun 18, 2018 1:04 PM

PACIFICA, Calif. (AP) - Three people were rescued Saturday after being stuck overnight on a San Francisco Bay area cliff for more than 12 hours.

The San Francisco Chronicle reports the two 13-year-old girls and 23-year-old man called for help around 9:30 p.m. Friday but it was too dark and windy for rescuers to get them from the Pacifica cliff.

North County Fire Authority spokesman Klaus Zalinskis said the three made their way up a trail but it ended. He said by then, the tide had risen and they were trapped.

He said the hikers were about 40 feet above the shore.

A California Highway Patrol helicopter reached them around 10 a.m.

Zalinskis said no one was injured.

Article Comments

Chico
Clear
72° wxIcon
Hi: 104° Lo: 68°
Feels Like: 72°
Oroville
Clear
74° wxIcon
Hi: 104° Lo: 65°
Feels Like: 74°
Paradise
Clear
72° wxIcon
Hi: 98° Lo: 66°
Feels Like: 72°
Chester
Clear
58° wxIcon
Hi: 90° Lo: 57°
Feels Like: 58°
Red Bluff
Clear
79° wxIcon
Hi: 107° Lo: 72°
Feels Like: 79°
Willows
Clear
72° wxIcon
Hi: 104° Lo: 64°
Feels Like: 72°
A Heat Advisory is ahead for your Tuesday
KHSL Severe
KHSL Radar
KHSL Temperatures

Community Events