Miami Fire-Rescue & FWC Officers Will Be On The Waters This Busy Memorial Day Weekend

Officials said they've been anticipating a busy weekend, which could lead to people operating their boats or personal watercrafts under the influence of alcohol.

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- And the three day weekend, also a busy one on the water. Miami Fire Rescue in Florida Fish and Wildlife officers say they're going to be out there as well, making sure that everyone is indeed safe. Officials say they've been anticipating a busy weekend, which could lead to people operating their boats or personal watercrafts under the influence of alcohol. Both rescue crews and officers are asking everyone to avoid drinking and boating.

KENNY KING: If you guys are going to be out on the water, to please have a designated boater that's experienced, please. And have that designated operator to not be consuming alcohol. FWC and all the police authorities are not playing around this year. Even if you are remotely under the influence, they're not playing games. They're going to arrest you.

- They're not playing around. Officials are also asking voters to double check their safety equipment, hydrate with plenty of water, and check weather before you head out.