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Boaters rescued from Tennessee River

(Source: Killen Fire Rescue Facebook Page) (Source: Killen Fire Rescue Facebook Page)
KILLEN, AL (WAFF) -

Killen Fire Rescue was dispatched to a boat sinking in the Tennessee river with people on board on Wednesday, April 5 just before 7:30 p.m.

Due to the wind, the water was white-capping causing dangerously high waves.

Marine 8 responded and crews were able to get the people to shore safely.

The wind gust caused limbs and trees to fall and blowing debris into the roadways.

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