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Posted on: August 5, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Water Rescue - Rappahannock River

On August 05, 2019 @ 16:32 hrs, Units were dispatch for a disabled boat in the area of Hopyard Boat Ramp. Coast Guard called requesting F/R check the area- CG was in contact with the boaters. Boaters believed they were .5 miles west of the boat ramp- their engine failed and were paddling back. E1 unable to see them. BATT1 enroute with the drones. BATT1 deployed the M210 and located the boat on the second flight approx 1 mile west of the boat ramp. E1 had made cell phone contact with the boaters and directed them to beach in the area of Black Marsh Farm.    Caroline F/R was contacted to assist the boaters at the farm in Caroline County.

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