SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — A 55-year-old swimmer was in critical condition after San Francisco firefighters found him face down in the waters of Ocean Beach near the Sutro Baths Saturday morning.
The incident was reported at 9:22 a.m., and firefighters arrived on scene by 9:27 a.m., according to dispatchers.READ MORE: Man Charged With 4 Felonies In Danville, San Ramon Robbery Crime Spree
A swimmer from Engine No. 34 reached the victim around 9:35 a.m., a dispatcher said.READ MORE: Travel Surges At Oakland Airport Over Thanksgiving, Reaches 77.5% Of Pre-Pandemic Level
The victim had water in his lungs, so firefighters administered CPR as he was transported to St. Mary’s Medical Center with an intermittent pulse.
As of 12:51 p.m., a spokesman for the San Francisco Fire Department announced via Twitter that the victim had survived the near-drowning but he remained in critical condition.MORE NEWS: OPD: 'Violent Robbery Caravans' Confronting Police On Oakland Streets
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