Man rescued from top of sailboat mast in Atlantic Highlands

ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS — Fire officials rescued a man who was stuck at the top of a sailboat mast Sunday night. 

The Atlantic Highlands Fire Department and the Atlantic Highlands First Aid Squad responded to the call just before 8 p.m. on Sunday at the Atlantic Highlands Marina launch ramp, fire officials said. 

Using a ladder, two firefighters safely removed the man from the sailboat mast. 

Once on the ground, he refused help from the Atlantic Highlands First Aid Squad. 

No other information was immediately available. 

Luke Nozicka may be reached at lnozicka@njadvancemedia.com. Follow him on Twitter @lukenozickaFind NJ.com on Facebook.

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Source: NJ.com Monmouth

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