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UPDATED: Boat sinks, 5 rescued in heavy waves near Edmonds Marina


Last updated 9/15/2020 at 7:38am

Brian Soergel


A 19-foot aluminum boat sank about 400 yards offshore from Offleash Area Edmonds dog park Monday, Sept. 7, but all aboard were rescued.

According to South County Fire spokeswoman Leslie Hynes, firefighters and EMTs were dispatched around 1:15 p.m. for a report of a capsized boat. Five adults – three women and two men – were rescued, along with two small dogs.

The Marine16 fire/rescue boat, based at the Port of Edmonds, rescued two of the people, a Washington State Ferry rescue boat rescued two, and a citizen in a boat rescued one.

All five people were wearing lifejacke...

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