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JFRD: 7 “souls” successfully rescued from the Mayport jetties

Crews responded to a boat taking water near the Mayport Boat Ramp

JFRD rescues seven people from a boat taking on water near the Mayport Boat Ramp Saturday night.
JFRD rescues seven people from a boat taking on water near the Mayport Boat Ramp Saturday night. (WJXT)

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Jacksonville Fire and Rescue responded to the jetties near the Mayport Boat Ramp Saturday night to rescue a boat taking on water.

According to a tweet from the department, seven “souls” were aboard the boat.

Just before 9:30 p.m. JFRD provided and update that all members had been removed from the boat and were headed toward land.