BOSTON (WHDH) - A woman who triggered a search and rescue effort in Boston when a resident reported a possible swimmer in distress was an athlete who told the U.S. Coast Guard she was training for a triathlon.
Boston fire crews and the U.S. Coast Guard searched the waters off South Boston Saturday night after a resident reported a swimmer struggling near the area of K Street and Columbia Road, according to Boston fire officials.
But when coast guard crews located the woman, she told them she was an athlete and was training for a triathlon.
No rescue was necessary.
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