PVE rescue horizonal  Sept 2019

A teenage boy was rescued at the bottom of a cliff in Palos Verdes Estates after he reportedly fell 200 feet while taking a photo, officials said. (Photo Courtesy of Palos Verdes Estates Police Department)

Firefighters rescued someone who fell 200 feet from a cliff in Palos Verdes Estates Thursday, Sept. 26, authorities said.

Los Angeles County firefighters responded to the 2000 block of Paseo del Mar just before 5:45 p.m. on a report that someone had fallen from the cliff, spokesman Marvin Lim said.

Palos Verdes Estates police directed firefighters to the person at the bottom of the cliff near the water. Firefighters and the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department performed a hoist rescue at about 6:40 p.m., Lim said.

The patient was taken to a hospital with multiple injuries, with none life-threatening, Palos Verdes Estates police said.

The patient was a 17-year-old boy who fell while taking a photo, according to KCAL9.

CNS contributed to this report.

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