Water rescue on Saginaw River

Three men rescued from Saginaw River after their sailboat overturned.


Three brothers have been rescued from the Saginaw River after their sailboat overturned.

The men went out on the river just before 2 p.m.

They tell NBC25, they were out on the river for about 15 minutes when a gust of wind knocked the boat over.

The three men, who are all originally from Saginaw, were rescued from the river by the Zilwaukee Fire Department

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The Saginaw County Dive Team is responding to a sailboat that has overturned in the Saginaw River.

According to the Saginaw County Sheriff's Department, the sailboat overturned before 2 p.m., just south of the Zilwaukee Bridge near the Zilwaukee Boat Launch.

Three people needed to be rescued after the boat overturned. None of the boats occupants were wearing life jackets at the time.

The Zilwaukee Fire Department is also assisting in rescue efforts.

We will have more information as it become available.