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TWIN FALLS -- A base jumper in Twin Falls was rescued from a ledge after jumping from the Perrine Bridge Thursday afternoon.

Twin Falls City Public Information Officer Josh Palmer says around 1 p.m. dispatch got a call reporting a man had hit the canyon wall while base jumping.

Twin Falls County deputies, Twin Falls Police officers, and Twin Falls firefighters responded to find the man on a ledge. Palmer says rescuers were able to get the man down on the ground at Centennial Park.

Medics are assessing his injuries.

Base jumping has been stopped temporarily.

Check back with KTVB.COM for updates.

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