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Ferry runs aground near Caladesi Island

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Ferry returning safely to port Ferry returning safely to port
Passengers were stranded for about 1 hour Passengers were stranded for about 1 hour
PINELLAS COUNTY, FL -

Fish and wildlife officials were called to help when a ferry from Caladesi Island ran aground in shallow waters.

To make matters worse, it happened during a storm, around 4:00 PM on Wednesday.

Forty people, including a baby in a stroller, were stranded for almost an hour before FWC crews were able to free the boat.

No injuries were reported.

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