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Search for missing paddle boarder underway near IOP

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The Charleston Coast Guard and Isle of Palms Fire and Rescue are searching for a missing paddle boarder Friday night.

A 911 call was placed after someone noticed a person on the water in distress. 

A Coast Guard official told news 2 that given the time of night and the windy conditions, a Coast Guard boat and Helicopter were immediately dispatched to the area between the Isle of Palms Marina and IOP Connector.

Several rescue trucks and several helicopters were spotted in that Friday tonight.

News 2 will keep you updated on the search.

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