7 Rescued off Mashnee Island, MA

Cape Cod Times: Seven people were rescued from the water off Mashnee Island [in Bourne, MA] when a vessel assisting kayakers in distress took on water Monday [July 3].

At 5:02 p.m., Bourne firefighters responded to the Mashnee flats area for a report of kayaks in distress.

“A private vessel was assisting. That boat started taking on water,” said Bourne fire Lt. Richard Emberg. “It was rough water. We had to get it pumped out.”

Read more about the boaters who were resuced off Mashnee Island.