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5 Rescued From Water After Boat Overturns in Buzzards Bay

All five people who went into the water were rescued safely, according to officials.

Marion Fire

Five people were rescued Saturday when a boat capsized near a lighthouse in Buzzards Bay, according to officials.

The Mattapoisett Harbormaster plucked the people from the water before rescue boats arrived at the scene, and a Mattapoisett firefighter assisted in medical evaluations, officials said.

No one was seriously injured.

The vessel overturned near Cleveland East Ledge Light.

The Coast Guard responded along with the Mattapoisett Fire Rescue and Marion Fire and Emergency Medical Services.

The Marion Fire Department urges everyone to wear a life jackets at all times when on the water.

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