Fire crews rescue 2 people near Youghall Beach

A pair of Bathurst-area residents are back on dry land safe and sound thanks to the Bathurst Fire Department.

Fire Chief Donald Laffoley says crews were called after a boat the man and woman were in began experiencing mechanical problems near Youghall Beach on the night of Thursday, June 8th.

He says crews brought the woman safely to shore while the man managed to row the boat back to the Bathurst Marina.

Laffoley says there were no injuries associated with the rescue.