Boat Used in Point Loma Cliff Rescue

By Sarah Grieco
|  Wednesday, Jun 19, 2013  |  Updated 6:36 AM PDT
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Firefighters and lifeguards teamed up to rescue a man trapped off the cliffs of Point Loma on Tuesday afternoon.

Firefighters and lifeguards teamed up to rescue a man trapped off the cliffs of Point Loma on Tuesday afternoon.

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Lifeguards traveled by boat to rescue a person trapped on a cliff Tuesday afternoon, according to officials.

The incident happened around 3 p.m. on the cliffs near Point Loma Nazarene University.

Aerial views showed lifeguards and firefighter teams hoist a man to safety. The man suffered an injured shoulder. He was transported to Scripps Mercy Hospital via ambulance.

Fire officials said another man also fell down the cliffs, but he wasn't hurt. He was able to climb back up and call for help, according to officials.

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