Coast Guard Searching for Lost Kayaker

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    NEWSLETTERS

    SFFD and Coast Guard searching for kayaker near McCovey Cove.

    San Francisco firefighters and the U.S. Coast Guard have located two distressed kayakers in the San Francisco Bay and are searching for a third kayaker, a fire dispatcher said.

    The fire department received a call at 4:08 p.m. reporting several overturned kayaks near McCovey Cove, which is where the Bay meets Mission Creek near San Francisco's AT&T Park.

    The fire dispatcher said that they have located two of the victims and that the Coast Guard was assisting with a search for the third.

    The Coast Guard said that, as of 4:45 p.m., a helicopter had spotted two people in the water and that a small boat was traveling to the scene to assist with the rescue.

    -- Bay City News