Officials rescue boater in Stratford

It happened around 9:30 p.m. Monday when the owner was having mechanical issues.

Local crews were called to the Birdseye Landing area to rescue a dstressed boater.

Local crews were called to the Birdseye Landing area to rescue a dstressed boater. (8/18/15)

STRATFORD - Local crews were called to the Birdseye Landing area to rescue a dstressed boater.

It happened around 9:30 p.m. Monday when the owner was having mechanical issues.

Officials say the boater managed to set off a flare to let the Coast Guard know where to find him.

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