Cape Girardeau firefighters assist stranded boaters on Mississippi River

Updated: Jan. 26, 2018 at 5:23 AM CST
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(Source: Cape Girardeau Fire Department)
(Source: Cape Girardeau Fire Department)

CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO (KFVS) - The Cape Girardeau Fire Department was called to assist with a non-emergency incident involving a houseboat on Thursday, Jan. 25.

Stations 1 and 3 were called to help a stranded houseboat that had lost propulsion after spending the night along the banks of the river.

Marine 1 launched, made contact with the stranded boaters, and was able to safely tow them to the Kidd's fuel dock.

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