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October 5, 2012 at 8:03 PM

Man rescued from water near Ballard Bridge; has life-threatening injuries

A man in his 50s was rescued from waters near the Ballard Bridge Friday evening with life-threatening injuries, according the Seattle Fire Department. A boat from the Seattle Police Department’s Harbor Patrol rescued the man and brought him to the shore near the bridge around 6:30 p.m., according to Seattle Fire. After medics treated the man…

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March 12, 2012 at 9:11 PM

SPD rescues 12 crew team members from frigid Lake Union

Eight people on a crew boat were pulled from the frigid waters of Lake Union by Seattle police on Monday evening after a windstorm threw the rowing team out of its shell. An additional four people in a second shell were also assisted by SPD Harbor Patrol Unit when they capsized right next to the Harbor…

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February 28, 2012 at 3:02 PM

Man rescued after jumping into Elliott Bay

A man who jumped into Elliott Bay near Seattle’s cruise terminal pier this afternoon was rescued and apparently uninjured, according to the Seattle Fire Department. At 1:10 p.m., Seattle firefighters and paramedics were sent to the Bell Harbor Marina after the man in his 30s jumped into the water, according to Fire Department spokesman Kyle Moore….

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February 19, 2012 at 11:58 AM

Rescuers searching for missing diver in West Seattle

Read the latest updates on this story There is not points to locate on the map An experienced scuba diver in his 20s is missing and believed dead after taking a routine class Sunday morning off Seacrest Park in West Seattle. The man, whose name was not released, was about 100 feet underwater with two other…

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November 30, 2011 at 11:38 AM

Seattle windsurfer found safe after water-rescue call

There is not points to locate on the map An abandoned sailboard spotted on a breakwater near Seattle’s Shilshole Bay Marina this morning prompted a water-rescue call for Seattle police and fire departments. Fortunately, the windsurfer had made it to shore on his own by the time emergency crews arrived, according to Seattle Fire Department spokesman Kyle…

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