(KRON) — One man died at a hospital Sunday following a heart attack be suffered after being pulled from the water off Bay Farm Island, an Alameda Fire Department spokesperson said Monday. Four people were rescued from the water near the Harbor Bay Ferry Terminal Sunday afternoon, the Alameda Fire Department (AFD) said.
One of the victims was suffering from cardiac arrest when firefighter found him on the shore, officials said. Crews performed CPR and took him to a nearby hospital where he later died. His name was not available Monday morning from the Alameda County coroner’s bureau.
AFD posted photos of the rescue (below).
AFD deployed rescue swimmers and found three other male victims in the water. Officials said they were approxiamtely 100 feet to several hundred yards off shore. Those three victims were taken to the hospital where they are being treated for non-life-threatening injuries.
A total of 29 firefighters, three engines, four ambulances, one truck, one fire boat and one rescue boat were deployed in this rescue. The Alameda Police Department and the United States Coast Guard helped out in the rescue.
Bay City News contributed to this report.