Boater found safe after Tampa water spout scare

TAMPA, Fla. (WSVN) — A boater has been found safe after a water spout scare near Tampa.

Witnesses reported seeing someone on a water scooter dangerously close to the water spout Friday afternoon. Witnesses said the boater then disappeared.

Emergency crews searched for the boater. After about a 20-minute search, he was found unharmed.

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