Tacoma Fire Department firefighters rescued a man at Point Defiance Park on Wednesday afternoon who had fallen over a cliff.
The man fell 20 to 30 feet over the ledge at the Gig Harbor overlook along Five Mile Drive about 5 p.m., Tacoma Fire spokesman Joe Meinecke said. He was conscious and alert when rescuers arrived.
The department’s Technical Rescue Unit went over the ledge with ropes to rescue the man.
Medics checked the man out at the scene and then he walked away.