At approximately 1:35 Saturday afternoon there was a report of a boat overturned approximately 200 yards offshore of Butler’s Bluff in Northampton County. Fire and rescue and EMS, the Northampton Sheriff’s Department and VMRC units responded. The Coast Guard was called but the victims were rescued prior to arrival. Two individuals were reported in the boat at the time it overturned.
It was reported that both individuals were safe and accounted for at the scene. Units returned to service at approximately 2:15 p.m.