MARBLEHEAD (CBS) — A man was rescued by the Marblehead Fire Department on Saturday afternoon after falling 16 feet into a crevice at Castle Rock Park.
At around 4 p.m., fire officials received a call about someone falling into a crevice on the rocks off Ocean Avenue in Marblehead. The man was unable to get out of the crevice himself.READ MORE: Service Resumes On Green Line Hours After Trains Crash In Boston
Initially, two firefighters tried to get the man out, but they then requested more help.READ MORE: 16-Year-Old Bicyclist Hit And Killed By Pickup Truck In Ipswich
After Marblehead police officers and units from Atlantic Ambulance arrived at the scene, they used ladders, ropes, harnesses and a stokes basket to get the man out of the crevice.
He was later carried down the rest of the terrain, where a stretcher was awaiting him.MORE NEWS: 'People Were Thrown On The Floor': 25 Injured After Green Line Trains Crash In Boston
The man was later taken a Boston area hospital. As of Saturday, there is no word on his condition.