Firefighters rescue father and child from cliff at Aquatic Park

UPDATE: As of 6:13 p.m., firefighters had rescued the pair at Pier 4. Both father and child are expected to be OK, fire officials said.

A child on a bicycle fell down the cliff at Aquatic Park on Friday afternoon, according to the San Francisco Fire Department.

Firefighters were attempting to perform a cliff rescue of the child and his or her father, the department said in a tweet.

As of 5:46 p.m., firefighters were using a rope system to rescue the pair. The child was injured in the fall.

The fire department asked that residents avoid the area.

This story is currently developing and will update as more details become available.

Bay City News contributed to this report.

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