Antioch: 9 Rescued After Boat Sinks in Delta Waters


At 4:24 pm Saturday, Contra Costa County Fire was dispatched to a report of a water rescue at Fulton Shipyard in the City of Antioch.

Initial reports were that a boat 200-yards from the boat launch was sinking with 7-passangers on it.

Upon arrival, Antioch Police and Contra Costa County Fire stated all patients were accounted for.

At Fulton Shipyard, two adults and three children who were all wearing life jackets were brought to the docks by a boat passing by. Another four people were taken to the Antioch Marina according to Police.

AMR also responded to provided blankets to the patients.

No further information was available.


  1. My father Pat Martucci was one of the people that saved the family he was out with my kids when he found the family floating near their boat in the main Channel thank god the people where OK they had 4 young kids ranging in the ages 2 to 10 years old and I’m very proud of my kids for helping out my son Anthony 11 and my daughter Samantha 10

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