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Crews Use Drone to Rescue Two Boys Stranded on River

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    Crews Use Drone to Rescue Two Boys Stranded on River
    Auburn Fire Department

    Two young people had to be rescued from a river in Maine after they became stranded in the swift water, and crews used a drone in their effort to save them.

    Two boys were using inner tubs on the Little Androscoggin River on Tuesday when they became stranded on a rock.

    One of the boys had a life jacket, but the other did not, so rescuers used a drone to get a life jacket to the boy who didn't have one.

    The water was so rough that rescuers had a hard time working their way to the boys.

    Fire department officials tell affiliate WSCH6 the rescue went smoothly.

    Both boys were brought back to the bank safely. 

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