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Capital City Fire/Rescue

2 stranded boys rescue off an iceberg

On Wednesday June 22, 2016 CCFR responded to the Mendenhall Glacier with special teams and rescue jet boat for 2 teenage boys that was stranded on an iceberg. 2 boys were on an iceberg and had tied off their sailboat on the ice. The sailboat broke loose from the mooring and the boys were stranded. Our rescue jet boat with 3 CCFR special teamís personnel went to the iceberg and retrieve the boys off the iceberg. They were placed back on shore to their sailboat where they continued their sailing adventure. There were no injuries and our units were placed back in service. Assistant chief Ed Quinto

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