Family of 4 Rescued From Sound Off Northport

A Brentwood family of fourĀ  was rescued Monday night after their boat capsized in the Long Island Sound off Northport.

Officers from the Suffolk County Police responded to a 911 call at 8:26 p.m., from a 17-year-old that he and his family were on a boat taking on water.

The 14-foot skiff fully capsized prior to police arrival and the family were in the water. The 17-year-old, Oscar Martinez, used the flashlight on his cellphone to signal to Marine Bureau Officers Robert Reed and Robert Mroczkowski onboard Marine Bravo.

Within 10 minutes from the initial call, Oscar Martinez, Jose Velasquez, 29, Olsin Martinez, 37, and Emma Martinez, 22, were pulled from the water.

All four were taken to the Soundview Boat Ramp for evaluation by Northport Fire Department personnel. They declined medical treatment.

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