Coast Guard rescues 3 from flooding boat off Anna Maria Island

Courtesy: Coast Guard

Three people were rescued from a commercial fishing vessel Friday night two miles west of Anna Maria Island, according to the Coast Guard.

It happened shortly before 8 p.m.

The Coast Guard says the 70-foot boat was taking on water when three mariners on board were rescued and taken to a dock in Cortez.

No one was injured.

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The Coast Guard says it is monitoring the boat for possible pollution.


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