Man rescued from bluff at Giant City Park

CARBONDALE — A Carbondale man had to call for help after getting stuck on a bluff at Giant City Park near Devil’s Stand Table.

According to the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office, dispatchers received a call around 1:15 Saturday from the man and sheriff deputies along with other emergency personnel were sent to the scene.

When they arrived, 20-year-old Zacharia Bolander was found stuck on a bluff 20 feet off the ground.

The Makanda Township Fire Department was able to set up a rescue by rappelling down the bluff and safely lowered Bolander to the ground. He was not injured.