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Three Boat Rescues Reported Off Fairfield, Bridgeport Over Weekend

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Fairfield Police Department Photo Credit: Meredith Guinness

FAIRFIELD, Conn. — Fairfield police were called to assist in three water rescues over the weekend.

On Friday around 4:15 p.m., officers helped a boater who had run over a buoy marker, fouled the prop on his 31-foot sailboat and was listing to starboard aground on the reef, police said.

The boat was towed to a mooring in Black Rock Harbor.

Around 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, police rescued a man and his dog from a boat on the “little cows” just south of the lighthouse. They were brought safely to Captain’s Cove in Bridgeport.

And on Sunday around 7:30 p.m., police were called to assist Bridgeport police in finding a new boater who was lost between Stratford and Captain’s Cove on a 24-foot vessel, police said.

She was found along with her three children and brought safely to shore.

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