Boaters rescued after skiff overturns near Boston Harbor, Washington

Private citizens pulled a couple of boaters out of the water after their small skiff overturned near Boston Harbor, Washington reports The Olympian. The boaters, who did not have life jackets, were in the water for about 15 minutes when they were pulled out of the water. They had no apparent injuries.

Thurston County Sheriff’s office and Station 95 launched boats into the water minutes after they received the call but by the time they reached the boaters, they had been rescued by a private boat.

All boaters should have adequate personal flotation devices in their watercraft.

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