2 Rescued After Boat Fire off Vinalhaven, ME

2 Rescued After Boat Fire off Vinalhaven, ME
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Pen Bay Pilot: A Thomaston [Maine] father and son were rescued [Tuesday, Dec. 16] from rocks in Hurricane Sound after they swam to safety from their burning vessel.

The boat, the 25’ inboard Midnight Rider, caught fire sometime just before 1:00 p.m. near Vinalhaven. The captain, David Anthony, 45 and his son, Blake Anthony, 21, were forced to jump into the water and swim to a rock near the southern end of Cedar Island.

Read more about the father and son who were rescued after their boat caught fire off Vinalhaven, Maine.

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