Rescue operation on barge canal after boat strikes log

By NEWSChannel 2 Staff

SCHUYLER, N.Y. (WKTV) - Rescue crews were called to a portion of the barge canal in Schuyler Monday afternoon for a report of a boat in distress.

The call came in around 2:30 p.m. Wednesday as the boat, which was carrying two men aboard, struck a log and began taking on water in the portion of the canal off of Paratore Road.

Crews from the Schuyler Fire Department called for backup from Frankfort, New York State Police Thruway division and Herkimer County Emergency Operations.

No injuries were reported.

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