Paterson Firefighters Rescue Man from Cliff of The Historic Great Falls

A courageous rescue of a man who was found hanging from a cliff at The Historic Great Falls Water Park in Paterson this morning.

Police and firefighters rushed to the 70's block of McBride Avenue -The Great Falls- after receiving reports of a person in the water.

Search and rescue crews arrived at the scene and found the man on the rocks below the waterfalls according to reports. The man’s cell phone reportedly fell over and he attempted to go get it and couldn't get back up.

Crews were able to lift the man off the cliff to safety swiftly.

EMS transported him to an area hospital for evaluation.

There were no severe injuries reported.