Holyoke FD 1

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HOLYOKE, MA (WGGB/WSHM)--Swimmers on a broken down boat were rescued from the Connecticut River on Sunday evening, according to Holyoke Fire Department.
 
No injuries are reported and all boaters returned to the dock safely. 
 
Officials said they responded to a 911 call for boaters in distress around 7:30 P.M.
 
The Holyoke Fire Department responded to Jones Ferry Marina around 7:30 Sunday evening for a 911 call for boaters in distress with swimmers having difficulty.
Holyoke FD 2

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Rescue boat Marine 1, Car 21, Engine 1, Truck 1 and Engine 5. responded to the call, according to the Holyoke Fire Department. 
 
Chicopee Fire Department assisted with the call and launched their rescue boat from the Chicopee boat launch in Chicopee. 
 
A passing jet skier also assisted by helping the swimmers back onto their broken down boat. 
 

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