Boaters rescued on Cape Fear River

A water rescue is taking place on the Cape Fear River near the Buckhorn Dam.
March 10, 2014 7:03:58 PM PDT
A swift water team rescued at least four people on canoes who became stranded on the Cape Fear River in Chatham County.

Video from Chopper 11HD showed canoes, one of them overturned, downstream from Buckhorn Dam.

One canoe was upright with two people inside.

Another was capsized, but two people could be seen on the shore.

A swift water rescue team eventually reached the people and took them to shore.

There's no word on any injuries or why the people decided to brave the rain-swollen river.

See It On TV | Report A Typo |  Send Tip |  Get Alerts | Send us photos
Follow @abc11 on Twitter  |  Become a fan on Facebook


Load Comments