Stranded spelunker saved from SF sewer

A man who decided to explore the San Francisco sewer system got lost Sunday morning and escaped injury, fire officials said.

Firefighters were rescuing the man at 8:56 a.m. Sunday at 451 Berry St. in San Francisco’s Mission Bay neighborhood.

The man decided earlier Sunday morning to explore the sewer system and started yelling for help when he got lost. A police officer heard him through a sewer grate and called firefighters who responded and rescued the man.

The rescue was complete by 9:03 a.m. and Berry Street reopened, according to fire officials.