Marco Island Fire/Rescue rescued six individuals from Gulf waters Sunday, according to a press release from Deputy Chief Chris Bryne.
The boat overturned approximately 18 miles south of Caxambas Boat Ramp. Those in distress used a cell phone to alert authorities to their situation.
Four adults and two children were pulled from the water.
Two victims were ill due to ingestion of salt water. All victims were transported by Fire/Rescue’s Boat 50 to Caxambas where they received medical evaluation. All refused transport to the hospital.
Collier County Sheriff’s Department and Ochopee Fire Department provided assistance.