SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) — The San Francisco Fire Department is conducting a water rescue in the San Francisco Bay, according to a tweet from the department. A person is in the water in distress, the tweet states. A rescue is in progress, and people are being urged to avoid the area.
The rescue is taking place in the area of Crane Cove, a new park development underway in Dogpatch. In a subsequent tweet, SFFD said paramedic rescue swimmers were engaging in communications with an adult subject who remains in the water.
There were a total of three rescues in the bay at the same time Thursday afternoon, SFFD said. In addition to the situation near Crane Cove, SFFD rescued a kayaker in distress east of the Golden Gate Bridge and a swimmer at Clipper Cove Bay.
This is a developing story. Check back for updates.