Rescue efforts underway on Flint River

Rescue crews are working to rescue a disabled boater on the Flint River. / From file

Rescue efforts are underway on the Flint River to bring in a disabled boat with two victims on-board.

Chief James Carswell of the Albany Fire Department confirmed that Albany Fire crews are on scene, and are working to rescue the vessel.

Chief Carswell also stated that it does not appear to be a life threatening situation, and early reports are that the boats engine died earlier in the evening.

Rescue crews are sitting just south of the boaters and is looking to intercept the vessel as it approaches. Stay connected to our website, for more on this story as it develops.