5 Rescued When Boat Overturns In Buzzards Bay

MATTAPOISETT, Mass. (AP) — Five people were rescued Saturday when a boat capsized near a lighthouse in Buzzards Bay, according to officials.

The Mattapoisett Harbormaster plucked the people from the water before rescue boats arrived at the scene, and a Mattapoisett firefighter assisted in medical evaluations, officials said. No one was seriously injured.

The vessel overturned near Cleveland East Ledge Light. The Coast Guard responded along with the Mattapoisett Fire Rescue and Marion Fire and Emergency Medical Services.