Boater Rescued After Capsize in Burlington, VT

Boater Rescued After Capsize in Burlington, VT

Burlington Free Press: One man was rescued and another swam to shore when their boat capsized on Lake Champlain Sunday night [Sept. 14]. The boat had hit an unknown object in the harbor, the Burlington Fire Department said Tuesday.

The fire department responded to the area of Perkins Pier after the boat’s 2 occupants were reported to be in the water at about 10:31 p.m. Two engine companies, 2 rescue companies and a shift commander — 11 personnel in all — arrived within 2 minutes, the department said in a news release.

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