PD: Father, son and dog rescued by emergency crews on Connecticut River

Posted at 12:38 PM, Nov 22, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-22 14:38:48-05

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    East Hartford, CT (WFSB) — Emergency crews performed a water rescue on the Connecticut River in East Hartford, a fire official said.

Crews were dispatched to Great River Park at 301 East River Drive around 5:10 a.m. on Thursday morning to rescue a father, son, and a dog on a boat.

Police told Channel 3 that the boat was launched in South Windsor and had a mechanical issue.

It drifted into East Hartford waters where crews made contact and safely rescued all on board.

Fire crews safely towed the boat back to the launch.

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