CENTERVILLE – According to Captain Sean Greene of the Centerville-Osterville-Marstons Mills Fire Department, firefighters responded to a person stuck in the mud in the Herring River off of Broken Dike Way in Centerville earlier today at 5:49 P.M..
Captain Greene’s statement continues, “neighbors could hear a women, who was stuck in the mud and reeds, calling for help. Upon arrival C.O.M.M. rescue crews were directed by the neighbors to the general area on the river and quickly set up the inflatable Rapid Deployment Craft, also known as the ‘Banana Boat’ Firefighters Jack McGonigle and Zac Hammond were able to locate, remove and bring the patient back to shore without incident. The patient was transported to Cape Cod Hospital with apparent minor injuries.”
(COMM FD Images/HN Edits/ 1. Firefighters returning with patient… 2. Firefighters initially making contact with patient in the reeds…)