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San Francisco authorities seek for girl in landslide

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Rescue staff switched from search to restoration mode Friday evening of their efforts to discover a girl believed to be buried by a landslide close to a San Francisco seaside.

One girl was rescued after the landside above a seaside fashionable with canine walkers. Dozens of search-and-rescue staff had been frantically sifting by the sand by hand and with shovels, however opted to cease greater than three hours after the collapse was first reported, San Francisco Fireplace Division Lt. Jon Baxter stated.

The 2 ladies had been strolling with a canine Friday afternoon about midway on the cliff above Fort Funston seaside, Baxter stated. Witnesses stated the 2 ladies every had a hand prolonged and touching the cliff when it gave method and so they had been swept to the seaside within the landslide, Baxter stated.

Fort Funston is about above steep sandstone cliffs and is a protected space throughout the Golden Gate Nationwide Recreation Space, which says the cliff is about 200 ft (61 meters) above the San Francisco seaside.

The previous army set up and the seaside under are fashionable off-leash areas for canine walkers.

Baxter stated bystanders pulled one girl and the canine from the landslide and had been furiously digging for the buried girl when rescue staff arrived. The rescued girl was taken to a hospital with accidents that aren’t life-threatening, Baxter stated.

Rescue staff had been additionally “pinging” the lady’s cell phone, and a metallic detector was on the best way to the scene, Baxter stated. Two canines specifically educated to search out trapped individuals nonetheless alive had been working up and down the slide.

“Cadaver” canines educated to search out human stays had been on the scene about 10 miles (16 kilometers) south of the Golden Gate Bridge, he stated.

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