Duck hunters rescued after capsizing on Conecuh River

Duck hunters rescued after capsizing on Conecuh River
Two duck hunters were rescued Saturday morning after capsizing on the Conecuh River, according to the Opp Fire Department.

COVINGTON COUNTY, AL (WSFA) - Two duck hunters were rescued Saturday morning after capsizing on the Conecuh River, according to the Opp Fire Department.

The department posted on Facebook that they were dispatched at 5:30 a.m. after hunters were reported to have capsized just north of the Brooklyn Road boat landing.

The hunters were checked out and found to be uninjured.

Opp Fire was dispatched at 5:30 this morning to assist Hopewell VFD, Advanced EMS and the Covington County Sherriffs...

Posted by Opp Fire Department on Saturday, December 8, 2018

The Opp Fire Department said they assisted the Hopewell Volunteer Fire Department, Advanced EMS and the Covington County Sheriff’s Office in the search.

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