The department said more than 20 people were transported to local hospitals, “including Sharp Memorial, Palomar West Medical Center, Alvarado, UCSD Medical Center (Hillcrest), Grossmont Hospital, Kaiser Clairemont Mesa, Kaiser Zion and Paradise Valley Hospital.”
Munoz said most of those taken to hospitals were “urgent”, but three were considered “in some sort of very urgent status”
She said firefighters said on-site units said there were 22 people on board.
The fire and rescue service said several federal agencies were cooperating in the incident.
On the incident’s website, the department said that “firefighters and rescuers from the SDFD, along with the Federal Fire Department, the U.S. Coast Guard and other local agencies, worked together on the incident.”
This is an evolving story.