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Two found safe after crews respond to Cape Fear River

Posted May 2, 2014
Updated May 3, 2014

— Two people were found safe after crews were searching the Cape Fear River Friday night near Erwin, authorities said.

Authorities said they received a distress call just after 8:30 p.m. in reference to several boaters in trouble. 

A staging area was set up along Old Stage Road while crews search the area. 

Further details about the rescue were not immediately available.


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