Several watercrafts sank Saturday during an event billed as a “Trump Watercraft Parade” on Lake Travis near Austin, Texas, authorities said.
The Travis Region Constable’s Workplace confirmed to ABC Information they replied to “numerous distress calls” on Lake Travis and also “a couple of boats have actually sunk” where the rally was being held this afternoon.
No injuries or clinical emergencies took place, the Austin-Travis County Emergency situation Medical Providers said on social networks.
Photographs revealed boats with Trump flags sinking or browsing big wakes on the nearly 19,000-acre lake northwest of Austin.
In audio caught by Broadcastify.com, Travis Area Fire as well as EMS dispatchers described “extremely harsh” conditions on the lake. A minimum of 3 watercrafts decreased in half an hour, according to dispatchers, who reported several sinking boats around Paradise Cove.
The initial boat in distress was reported at concerning 12:10 p.m. local time near Emerald Point, according to the audio.
The Facebook web page for the event said that “watercrafts of all sizes and shapes are urged to take part.”
” Enhance your watercrafts in patriotic colors and also fly as numerous Trump flags as she can manage,” it continued. “Allow’s actually make a declaration!”
The event was set up from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., with a ceremony of watercrafts traveling at about 10 mph from Emerald Point to Aim Endeavor as well as back.
The ceremonies sustaining the incumbent president have come to be commonplace from Florida to Long Island in recent months.