2 People Found Safe After Boat Capsizes Off Catalina Island

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The Catalina Island coastline is seen in a file photo. (Credit: iStock / Getty Images Plus)

The Catalina Island coastline is seen in a file photo. (Credit: iStock / Getty Images Plus)

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Two people were found safe on shore after their boat capsized near Catalina Island on Saturday morning, triggering a rescue operation, authorities said.

The pair did not sustain any injuries and the vessel has touched the ground, according to a paramedic team in Avalon. Nobody else was missing, the Los Angeles County Fire Department said.

Officials learned about the incident at around 10:40 a.m., said Ed Pickett, a supervisor with the Fire Department.

Lifeguards, the U.S. Coast Guard, divers and air units were dispatched to help search for the victims, according to the Fire Department.

The call for resources has since been cancelled, the agency said on Twitter just before 11:30 a.m.

What caused the boat to overturn was unclear. Authorities provided no further details about the incident.

KTLA’s Alexandria Hernandez contributed to this report. 

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