- The San Francisco Fire Department battled three boat fires at Oyster Cove Marina
- The fires spread to three boats and one person was taken to hospital
One person was hospitalized after passengers on three boats had to jump into a San Francisco marina to escape the burning ships.
Firefighters were working at the Oyster Cove Marina in south San Francisco after three boats caught fire around 7:20 a.m. Wednesday. Crews worked with multiple agencies to extinguish the flames, Deputy Chief Matt Samson said The San Francisco Standard.
Authorities said one person was taken to hospital with minor injuries and several passengers were rescued after jumping from the burning ships.
Samson said four people were rescued from the water.
Firefighters responded to multiple boat fires in San Francisco that left one person injured and several others requiring rescue
Samson said authorities are investigating the cause of the fire and determining whether anyone lived on the boats.
Fire officials said there is no ongoing threat to public safety and they are working to address possible environmental impacts KQED News.
On X, formerly Twitter, the fire department posted photos of the boat fires, showing clouds of smoke and the burning boats.
It’s unclear how all three boats caught fire, but Samson said there were no immediate signs of crime CROWN.