Los Angeles Crews Rescue Teens From Cliff

Los Angeles firefighters rescued two teens from a cliff in the San Fernando Valley Tuesday night.

Crews spent nearly two hours to bring the hikers to safety after receiving the call just before 7 p.m., according to an LAFD news release.

The response included 68 personnel, two department helicopters and a USAR team.

The teens were stranded on the clip at Stoney Point park at 10870 North Topanga Canyon Blvd.

The 18-year-olds separated from their group after choosing a hillside path that caused them to be trapped more than 200 feet above the ground.

Firefighters arrived by ground and air and hiked up the trials during sunset with the assistance of the chopper's spotlight.

One firefighter rappelled 50 feet down the cliff to assess and prepare the young men for the rescue.

A USAR team member joined them and placed each victim in a harness and they were brought down the cliff where they reunited with their group.

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