Denise Buroy / AP
At least two people were killed after a boat capsized off the coast of San Diego on Sunday.
The San Diego fire rescue department, local rescuers, the US Coast Guard and other agencies have responded to reports of a ship capsizing near the Point Loma Peninsula, near the coastline surrounding the Cabrillo National Monument in San Diego.
SDFD He said Through a series of updates, 25 people were rescued from the water, but not two. Rescuers have taken 23 survivors to local hospitals for treatment.
San Diego fire rescue spokesman Jose Yese said The San Diego Union Tribune He saw a large “debris field” in the water.
“The weather is very rocky there, and the waves, although they were not very high, looked very strong,” he said, with enough force to smash a boat into the rocks.
Using boats and planes, federal agencies continue to search for more survivors.
A press conference is scheduled for Sunday afternoon local time.