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Rescue crews help climber in distress at King and Queen Seat Tuesday

Rescue crews help climber in distress at King and Queen Seat Tuesday

Rescue crews were called to the area of the King & Queen Seat rock formation in Rocks State Park in northern Harford County Tuesday afternoon for a report of a climber in trouble.

Units from the Jarrettsville Volunteer Fire Company were dispatched to the area around Route 24 and St. Clair Bridge Road shortly after 4 p.m., according to monitored Harford County emergency radio broadcasts.

The male climber was not hurt and was rescued less than an hour after the initial call was made.

"It was over in about 55 minutes," Maryland Natural Resources Police spokesperson Candy Thomson said.

The climber, whose name and age were not available, was free...

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