Coast Guard search off coast of Mattapoisett
By: News Staff
MATTAPOISETT, Mass. (WLNE) — Rescue crews searched the water overnight for a missing boater off the coast of Mattapoisett.
Officials say a distress signal or flare was activated around 8:30 p.m. Wednesday.
The Fairhaven Fire Department assisted the Coast Guard in the search.
The Coast Guard told ABC6 News that they conducted a search of site Thursday morning to ensure nothing was missed during Wednesday night’s search.
So far, rescue crews have found no signs of a boater in distress.
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