Would-be rescuer ends up in need

RESCUE SCENE: The two boats that were stuck at sea on Sunday after the family member who came to the rescue of the first craft ran out of fuel

A DAY of searches by the coast guard ended with a would-be rescuer being rescued on Keppel Bay on Sunday.

Yeppoon Coast Guard got a call from a man whose small yellow boat had broken down at 2am on Sunday at an unknown location on Keppel Bay.

Yeppoon Coast Guard Flotilla Commander Arthur Hunt said the Gorman’s Removals Rescue Boat left at 3am and searched in rough conditions until 6am without success.

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