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Coast Guard rescues 4 from sinking boat off Florida

November 05, 2017 - 10:54 AM

FORT MYERS, Fla. - The Coast Guard has rescued four people who were on a sinking boat off the Florida coast.

The News-Press of Fort Myers reports that passengers sent out a mayday call Saturday night, saying their 21-foot boat was taking on water six miles off Sanibel Island in the Gulf of Mexico.

A Coast Guard boat reached them within an hour, rescuing the passengers and towing the boat to shore.

No injuries were reported.

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Information from: The (Fort Myers, Fla.) News-Press, http://www.news-press.com

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