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Ventura County – Ventura County Aviation Unit rescues capsized kayaker from ocean waters.

At approximately 2:20 PM the Ventura County Fire Department received a 911 phone call requesting assistance in locating the victim, later identified as Blair Boyle. Staffed with a pilot, crew chief, rescue swimmer, and volunteer Search & Rescue Paramedic, Ventura County Copter 9 was dispatched and provided GPS coordinates for Blair’s approximate location. Ventura County Sheriff’s Boat 1, Ventura County Harbor Patrol and Ventura County Fire Department Boat 15 were also dispatched.

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