2 men, dog rescued from cliff in Upper Nyack

UPPER NYACK – Two men and a dog were safety rescued from a cliff today after they became stuck while walking down a steep embankment, according to Clarkstown police.

The rescue effort was led by volunteers of the Nyack Fire Department, who are specially-trained to conduct cliffside rescues. Police said an emergency call was received at about 2:35 p.m., alerting them to the area of 507 North Broadway in Upper Nyack, where two men and a dog were reported stuck on a cliff along the Hudson River.

As the men were walking, police said, their dog became stuck. One of the men descended the cliff to help the dog, but became stranded. The second man tried to help and he too became stuck. The men and the dog were removed from the cliff without injury, police said.

Originally published by Nyack Free Press