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Rescuers flip car to save 2 trapped inside

An elderly Fitchburg couple were rescued from the Nashua River Sunday morning after their car rolled in and capsized, submerging them , according to the Fitchburg Fire Department.

When firefighters and police officers arrived to the corner of Westminster Street and Simonds Road about 8:43 a.m., they were able to flip the car right-side-up, said Deputy Fire Chief Brian Murchie.

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