Two people became stranded on a cliff in Tacoma’s Point Defiance Park late Sunday after trying to retrieve a dropped cell phone, according to the Fire Department.
Crews were called about 10:20 p.m. to the Bridge’s Viewpoint along Five Mile Drive.
While trying to scramble down and get the dropped cell phone, both people became stuck about 70 feet below the viewpoint.
A fire boat spotted the stranded visitors and notified a rope-rescue team, which took a half hour or so to pull them safely back up.
Neither person was injured.