PLYMOUTH TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — On Friday, just after 5 p.m., the Nanticoke City Fire Department arrived in Plymouth Township for a rescue operation.

Assisted by Hanover Township and the Ashley Fire Department, crews worked together to rescue a man and his dog who had fallen approximately 50 feet off a cliff into a creek.

According to a report of the rescue, the man was rescued and removed from the creek and quickly transported to a local hospital to be evaluated for injuries.

The dog was also safely removed from the creek to an awaiting veterinarian before being taken to a local animal hospital for treatment.

Officials say there are no updates on the patients’ conditions at this time.