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Person in critical condition after rescue at Ocean Beach in San Francisco

PIX Now 10:51

SAN FRANCISCO -- A person was in critical condition after being pulled from the surf at Ocean Beach in San Francisco Monday.

The San Francisco Fire Department said in a tweet at 9:39 a.m. that the incident happened in the area of Great Highway and Wawona Street at the southern end of Ocean Beach. The department said surfers rescued a person in the surf zone and that fire department rescue swimmers and paramedics provided life support.

The patient was taken to a local emergency room in critical condition, the department said.

This is a breaking news update. More information to be added as available.

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