CONCORD (CBS SF) — Three adults and two dogs were rescued from a stranded boat near Concord by the Coast Guard Wednesday.
The boat’s owner contacted the Coast Guard Sector San Francisco watchstanders at approximately 10:45 a.m., informing the Coast Guard they were stranded near Seal Islands because the boat had run aground.READ MORE: Downsized But Not Out, Dreamforce Conference Set to Boost Business in San Francisco
The Coast Guard launched a MH-65 Dolphin helicopter to assist the stranded people. The helicopter located the boat around 11:45 a.m.
A rescue swimmer was deployed and helped hoist the three people and two dogs into the helicopter.READ MORE: Emmy Awards: 'The Crown' Dominates with Seven Wins
No medical concerns were reported.
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