Man Rescued from Clam Flats in Freeport, ME

The man was rescued off Dixon Road, not far from Winslow Memorial Park (pictured) | Photo by Paul VanDerWerf, Flickr

Portland Press Herald: A man digging for sea worms was rescued early Saturday [Feb. 25] from a clam flat as water was rising in Casco Bay near the Harrasseeket Yacht Club in Freeport, Maine.

Cameron Blake, 27, was digging for sea worms in the clam flats off Dixon Road about 6:00 a.m. when the foggy predawn conditions caused him to become disoriented. He became trapped by the chilly waters rising around him, said Deputy Fire Chief Eric Sylvain.

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