Martin Co. Sheriff’s Office rescues two boaters in distress during Irma

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MARTIN COUNTY, Fla. (WPTV) — The Martin County Sheriff’s Office made a dangerous rescue in the midst of Hurricane Irma.

Two boaters remained on their vessel and needed help.

A marine unit was able to navigate the dangerous waters and bring them to safety, the sheriff’s office said.

The sheriff’s office also reported that a large vessel beached near the Stuart Causeway due to a broken anchor line and another struck the shore near the Jensen Beach Causeway.


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