Coast Guard rescues father and 4-year-old son offshore in Destin
NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard rescued a father and son in the water Thursday evening near Destin Harbor, Florida.
The rescue occurred around 3 p.m., when watchstanders at Coach Guard Sector Mobile recieved word of a disabled boat containing two people being swept offshore by currents about two miles off East Bay.
The two on the boat were 52-year-old Chris Best and his 4-year-old son.
The dispatched Coast Guard personnel were able to locate the father-son duo and bring them to safety.
Officials say neither the boy nor his father suffered any injuries.
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