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Cliff Rescue At Montara State Beach Shuts Down Highway 1

SAN MATEO COUNTY (CBS SF) -- Crews responded to a cliff rescue at Montara State Beach that closed Highway 1 on Monday night, according to officials.

The victim was hoisted from the beach and transferred to an ambulance, according to a tweet from CAL Fire CZU. Highway 1 was expected to reopen once firefighters cleared their equipment.

San Mateo County Fire Department said a rescuers used a high angle rope system to bring the victim to the ambulance on standby.

In addition to the cliff rescue, rescuers were also responding to a boat in distress at Miramar Beach.

No word yet as to the status of the boat rescue.

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