Boaters overcome by fumes | Information/Discuss/Sports activities 94.9 WSJM


Ten individuals aboard a 32-foot pleasure craft en route from St. Joseph to South Haven on Lake Michigan have been overcome by obvious carbon monoxide on Saturday afternoon.

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The boat was a couple of mile south of the South Haven pier heads and 1,000 yards offshore when it gave out a misery name at roughly 2:45 p.m. The captain of the boat was unable to  proceed working it.

 

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The Coast Guard from St. Joseph responded together with the Van Buren Sheriff Marine Patrol and South Haven Space Emergency Service.

 

A number of the individuals have been reported to have handed out. They have been transferred to the Coast Guard boat and brought to South Haven for therapy by SHAES personnel in three ambulances. All ten individuals have been taken to Bronson-South Haven Hospital for analysis and therapy.

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The boat was to be delivered to South Haven by a business boat towing service.

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