OCEAN CITY, Md. (WJZ) — Four people were rescued after their boat started to sink off the coast of Ocean City Saturday, according to a statement from the U.S. Coast Guard.

A person aboard the 25-foot vessel radioed to the Coast Guard Sector Maryland-National Capital Region the boat was taking on water 14 miles off the coast. The statement did not say when the call was made.

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A crew from the Coast Guard’s Ocean City station launched a 47-foot motor lifeboat to assist.

After the crew arrived and started to remove water from the sinking vessel, a crew from the Maryland Natural Resources Police rescued the four people aboard and took them to shore.

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No one was injured. All four people on the boat were wearing life jackets.


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CBS Baltimore Staff