7, including child, rescued after boat capsizes in Tomales Bay in Marin Co., officials say

Sunday, April 14, 2024
7 including child rescued after boat capsizes in North Bay
Six adults and a child were rescued Saturday afternoon as they clung to an overturned boat in Tomales Bay, Marin County firefighters said.

TOMALES BAY, Calif. -- Six adults and a child were rescued Saturday afternoon as they clung to an overturned boat in Tomales Bay, Marin County firefighters said.

Firefighters said they responded to a call from a boater whose craft had capsized about 3 p.m.

All of the victims suffered from cold exposure and three were taken to a hospital with minor injuries, firefighters said in posts on X, formerly known as Twitter.

Marin firefighters said the response involved watercraft, helicopters, rescue boats, ambulances and fire engines from the National Park Service at Point Reyes, California Highway Patrol, U.S. Coast Guard, Marin County Sheriff's Department and Sonoma County Fire District.

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