Posted: Monday, December 30th 2013 at 10:03am
Boaters rescued from Ocmulgee River in central Ga.
By The Associated Press
MACON, Ga. (AP) Two men are recovering after being rescued from their boat in the Ocmulgee River in central Georgia.
Firefighters said the men were stranded on a 14-foot jon boat and drifted for about four hours Sunday on the river in Bibb County. Rescuers were able to reach them around 9:30 Sunday night.
The Telegraph reports (http://bit.ly/1cgJiCb) that both men were said to be in good condition.
More than a half-dozen emergency responders stationed themselves at the public boat ramp at Spring Street Park during the rescue effort, which began around sunset.
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