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Coast Guard rescues 6 near Dauphin Island

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) - The Coast Guard said it rescued six people after their 18-foot pleasure boat took on water near Dauphin Island.

The Coast Guard issued a statement saying it received an emergency distress signal from the boat at about 10:30 p.m. Saturday.

A Coast Guard vessel was dispatched and the six were rescued
without incident.

The damaged boat was escorted to the east end of the island.


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