Scuba divers rescued by ferry crews near Edmonds terminal

EDMONDS, Wash. — Three scuba divers were rescued by a ferry crew near the Edmonds terminal late Friday night, Washington State Ferries confirmed.

A crew member on the MV Walla Walla noticed a scuba driver drifting under the Edmonds ferry dock around 11:45 p.m. The diver was being pulled by the tides and struggling to get back to shore.

Crews launched a rescue boat and found other divers in the water struggling as well. The crew rescued two divers with the boat and a third was thrown a life ring from the ferry.

A fourth diver was able to make it back to shore without assistance.

South County Fire gave the divers medical attention once rescued.

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