Emergency crews helped rescue a man knocked overboard after his boat capsized on Thursday afternoon in the waters off Miramar.

The incident started when the motor of the man’s small 10-foot boat lost power, and the vessel started to be tossed around in the waves. People on shore noticed the boat operator sounding an air horn and waving a distress flag for help.

Moments after local firefighters arrived at the scene, a strong wave flipped the vessel, knocking the man into the water. He was brought to the shore with the help of State Parks lifeguards and had no injuries.

The boat was undamaged and officials removed its supply of fuel. Officials with the Pillar Point Harbor Patrol were working to tow the boat back to the harbor.

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