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Boat crew rescue men from sinking dinghy in York
TWO men have been rescued from a sinking boat on the River Ouse in York this evening.
The alarm was raised on the stretch of the river near St Oswald's Road, in Fulford, at about 6.50pm, with firefighters being called to the scene, but the men had been rescued by the crew of another passing boat by the time they arrived.
North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service said the dinghy had capsized and the men were treated for hypothermia by paramedics. The fire crews from York towed the sinking boat to the shore and lifted it out of the water, and nobody has been seriously hurt.