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No one hurt after boat in distress spotted in Ottawa River

Gatineau fire crews towed a boat to shore Sunday afternoon, after reports the boat was in distress in the Ottawa River near the Britannia Yacht Club.

Ottawa fire crews got the 911 call about a 16 foot fishing boat with two people aboard heading toward the Deschenes Rapids.

While Ottawa Fire was looking for the boat, they got word from Gatineau Fire that they had found and towed the boat to shore.

The two people in the boat were not hurt.

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