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3 Fishermen pulled from water after falling overboard on first day of lobster season

hi-cormorant-heli-cp-567961-8colThree people were pulled from the water after they went overboard from two boats southwest of Yarmouth for a freezing and dangerous start to the lobster season. Joint Rescue Co-ordination Centre spokesman navy Lt. Len Hickey said two workers went overboard from one boat, plus one from a different boat, about 30 nautical miles southwest of Yarmouth. He did not know the time of the incidents, but it’s believed to be between 9 and 10 a.m. Read the article here 14:19