Crews rescue 2 men and dog from Roanoke River

ByBrian Rainey WTVD logo
Sunday, February 18, 2018
Multiple agencies responded to a capsized boat on the Roanoke River near Highway 301 in Weldon Sunday afternoon.
Credit: Gaston Fire and Rescue

WELDON, North Carolina (WTVD) -- Multiple agencies responded to a capsized boat on the Roanoke River near Highway 301 in Weldon Sunday afternoon.

Chief Ed Porter, of Gaston Fire and Rescue, said that swift boats were deployed and 2 men with a dog were found hanging on to the overturned boat.

All were rescued and checked out by EMS.

No injuries were reported.

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