Coast Guard and fire officials searching for missing boys at Ocean Beach

SAN FRANCISCO (BCN) – U.S. Coast Guard officials said firefighters, two Coast Guard motor lifeboats and a Coast Guard helicopter are searching this evening for two teenage boys in the surf off San Francisco’s Ocean Beach.

Coast Guard officials received a report of the missing boys from San Francisco Fire Department officials at 4:22 p.m. just south of the south windmill on Ocean Beach, Coast Guard Lt. Marcia Medina said.

No one had been found as of 6:49 p.m., Medina said.

The boys were in the water waist deep when they were swept away.

Firefighters are using jet skis and a rescue boat to search for the boy.

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