Officials pulled a body from the San Francisco Bay during a water rescue, the fire department said.
The San Francisco Fire Department said it launched a bay rescue Tuesday, Nov. 30, after receiving reports of a person in the water near a ferry building.
People were asked to avoid the area as police and officials from the U.S. Coast Guard helped the unidentified person.
UPDATE: The person has been located by #SFFDFB3 The victim was assessed by #SFFD Paramedics, and we are saddened to announce that this is a fatal incident. @SFPD @USCGNorCal It is unknown how or why the victim was in the water. Any delays to the Ferry System have been cleared. https://t.co/cY4Nn73wAQ
— SAN FRANCISCO FIRE DEPARTMENT MEDIA (@SFFDPIO) November 30, 2021
After pulling the person from the water, paramedics pronounced them dead, the fire department said.
“We are saddened to announce that this is a fatal incident,” fire officials said on Twitter. “It is unknown how or why the victim was in the water.”