9 boaters, dog rescued from sinking vessel near Broad Causeway
1 taken to hospital for treatment
MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. – Nine people and a dog were rescued Sunday afternoon after their boat began to sink near Broad Causeway, Miami-Dade Fire Rescue Lt. Felipe Lay said.
A man on the boat experienced a cardiac episode during the incident, Lay said. He was taken to a nearby hospital.
None of the other passengers, including a child, needed medical attention.
Firefighters reminded boaters in a media release to always use life vests and to check safety equipment prior to launch.
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