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One person suffers minor injuries after crews locate boat taking on water off Port San Luis

Posted at 12:33 PM, Oct 18, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-19 02:01:55-04

UPDATE (3:26 p.m.) — CAL FIRE SLO, Port San Luis Harbor patrols and U.S. Coast Guard officials rescued two people who reported their boat was taking on water Sunday afternoon.

According to harbor patrol officers, one of the people on board called shortly before noon to report that they accidentally hit a rock and their boat was starting to take on water.

Shortly after reporting the incident, the person's phone disconnected, said harbor patrol officials.

Emergency crews located the boat near Lion Rock, where Coast Guard officials were able to tow the boat and bring the two passengers safely to shore, according to Port San Luis Harbor officials.

Authorities said one of the passengers reported minor injuries to their leg but declined medical assistance.


ORIGINAL STORY (12:33 p.m.) — Emergency crews are responding to reports of a boat taking on water near Harford Pier at Port San Luis Sunday afternoon.

According to CAL FIRE SLO, officials received initial reports of a boat taking on water at 11:53 a.m.

As of 12:30 p.m., first responders have not been able to make contact with nor locate the boat due to foggy conditions, said a CAL FIRE SLO official.

KSBY is sending a crew to the scene to get more information.

This story is developing. Please check back later as more updates become available.