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Two men rescued after canoe overturns in Pawley's Island

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GEORGETOWN, SC (WMBF) - Midway Fire Rescue was dispatched to a call Sunday in Pawley's Island involving two men in their 20's who were stranded in the marsh.

Midway Fire Rescue Chief Doug Eggiman said the two men were fishing in a canoe and the canoe overturned.

The two were stranded in the marsh into chest deep water for nearly 45 minutes until people on shore saw them and called 911.

Midway Fire Rescue launched an inflatable boat and rescued the two.

Eggiman said no injuries were reported and they refused hospital transportation.

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