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Stamford, CT – Stamford fire, police, and EMS were dispatched at 23:25 pm Saturday night for a report of a boater unaccounted for in Stamford Harbor. The boat’s occupants noticed the boater was missing sometime after entering Stamford Harbor, having traveled from New York.

Stamford emergency services initiated both a shore-based and open water search effort. Mutual aid resources were requested from the U.S. Coast Guard, Greenwich PD, and Darien PD.

Stamford fire department’s Engine 1 crew noticed a reflective object in the water off the public dock located behind John Boccuzzi Park off Southfield Ave. Engine 1 directed the Stamford fire boat to the object of interest, and located the missing boater at 00:38 am. Stamford fire boat’s crew removed the victim from the water and began resuscitative efforts.

The victim was transported to Stamford Hospital by Stamford EMS.

Incident Number: 17-04817
Incident Date: Saturday, June 24, 2017 at 11:25 PM
Incident Location: 46 Southfield Ave. (Stamford Harbor Park Marina)

Missing Boater Located In Stamford Harbor

Posted: June 25, 2017
About the Author: Captain Philip Hayes
Captain Hayes is a 31-year veteran of the Stamford Fire Department. He is currently assigned to the East Side Fire Station #4 on Shippan Avenue. In addition to his regular Fire Officer duties, he is a Public Relations Officer, the developer of the website and serves on the Departments' IT Team. He is also an avid fan of Fire Department history.
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