Just before 5:30pm Sunday,  a thirty two foot cabin cruiser got in trouble off Captain’s Cove after hittong a buoy and started taking on water.  Fire department received the call from the Coast Guard, their estimated time of arrival was 45 minutes.   Fire Department’s Ladder Seven, Eleven and Battalion Chief’s vehicle responded with their marine rescue boat.  Bridgeport Police also responded with a marine unit and assisted the boat in pumping the water out of the boat.  The boat in trouble was reported to be a the mouth of the harbor entering Captain’s Cove.   Rescue five was also scene and  departed for a propane grill fire at 258 Horace Street, homeowners threw the tank in their pool when fire department arrived.   By 5:52pm Sea Tow had the boat in tow to Black Rock Harbor.  Special thanks to Doc Wight for the photos and other contributions to this story.

By Stephen Krauchick

DoingItLocal is run by Steve Krauchick. Steve has always had interest with breaking news even as an early teen, opting to listen to the Watergate hearings instead of top 40 on the radio. His interest in news spread to become the communities breaking news leader in Connecticut’s Fairfield County. He strongly believes that the public has right to know what is happening in their backyard and that government needs to be transparent. Steve also likes promoting local businesses.

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