Capsized boat in San Francisco leaves children in the water

SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) — A red alert has been issued after a boat carrying children was capsized in the San Francisco Bay, Saturday afternoon.

According to San Francisco fire, at least 15 children and one adult were in the water when the boat capsized around 3:30 p.m. and were hospitalized as a precaution. The boat capsized in the bay near Aquatic Park.

Both U.S. Coast Guard and San Francisco fire crews responded to the incident, and were successful in pulling everyone out from the water.

No deaths or injuries were reported during the incident.

Crews said the type of boat in the water was a catamaran, and crews are investigating as to how the boat flipped over.

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