Coast Guard Rescues Boaters, Dogs From Stranded Boat Near Concord

Three adults and two dogs were rescued from a stranded boat near Concord by the Coast Guard Wednesday.

Coast Guard Rescues Boaters, Dogs From Stranded Boat Near Concord

CONCORD (CBS SF) — Three adults and two dogs were rescued from a stranded boat near Concord by the Coast Guard Wednesday.

The boat’s owner contacted the Coast Guard Sector San Francisco watchstanders at approximately 10:45 a.m., informing the Coast Guard they were stranded near Seal Islands because the boat had run aground.

The Coast Guard launched a MH-65 Dolphin helicopter to assist the stranded people. The helicopter located the boat around 11:45 a.m.

A rescue swimmer was deployed and helped hoist the three people and two dogs into the helicopter.

No medical concerns were reported.

 

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