3 Rescued After Tiny Boat Capsizes in San Francisco Bay
Three people were rescued after their tiny boat capsized in San Francisco Bay near Alcatraz Island.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Three people were rescued after their tiny boat capsized in San Francisco Bay near Alcatraz Island, authorities said.
The sinking of the 12-foot (3.6-meter) aluminum boat west of Alcatraz was reported shortly before 3 p.m. Sunday, said San Francisco Fire Department Lt. Jonathan Baxter.
A rescue boat arriving on the scene found that two of the people had been rescued by a pleasure boat.
The third person was later found on the shoreline of Alcatraz.
All three were examined by paramedics and were OK, Baxter said.
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