Firefighters Rescue Man from Tajiguas Cliff Fall

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Photo: Santa Barbara County Fire Department
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Santa Barbara County Firefighters rescued a man who had fallen off a beachside cliff near Gaviota Tuesday afternoon.

At 1:25 p.m., fire crews and a helicopter responded to Tajiguas Beach, north of Refugio State Beach. They discovered a 37-year-old male had fallen approximately 20-25 feet and suffered lower leg trauma and a shoulder injury.

The patient was treated on the scene by ground firefighter-paramedics and hoisted into the helicopter. He was then transported to Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital for further treatment.

Photos: SBCFD


Reported by Roger the Scanner Guy

Cliff Rescue in the area of Tajiguas Beach just north of Refugio.

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