FORT LAUDERDALE (CBSMiami) – Broward sheriff’s deputies came to the rescue of three men who were in a boat the capsized.
It happened about a mile off Pompano Beach on Tuesday night.READ MORE: Miami-Dade Police Officer Arrested On Domestic Violence Charge
According to the sheriff’s office, deputies in a helicopter helped a marine patrol unit find the men who were sitting on top of the overturned boat frantically waving a light toward shore.READ MORE: Bodies Of 2 Girls Found In Same Lauderhill Canal Just Hours Apart
The men were rescued and brought back to dry land.
Deputies believe the fishing boat capsized due to the high winds and rough conditions.MORE NEWS: Miami Beach Will Stop Enforcing New 2 A.M. Last Call In South Beach
All three men were wearing life jackets.