Firefighters find sinking boat near Fort Myers
FORT MYERS, Fla. – Firefighters rescued a person from sinking boat back to land in Fort Myers early Thursday morning.
The Fort Myers Fire Department said its crews responded around 12:47 a.m. to a watercraft distress. It was reported that the boat lost power and was taking on water near I-75 and SR 31.
The boater was found and no injuries were reported, according to fire crews.
The boat was without plugs and FMFD helped tow it to downtown at the Yacht Basin.