Crews search CT River after 'flare sighting' - WFSB 3 Connecticut

Crews search CT River after 'flare sighting'

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Police and the U.S. Coast Guard are investigating reports of a flare sighting along the Connecticut River.

The first call came in just before 9 p.m.

Officials said people from a few different areas reported seeing the flare, but the Coast Guard said it is searching from Essex to Old Saybrook.

Stay updated with Eyewitness News as more information becomes available.

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