Coast Guard rescues 3 from capsized vessel off Islamorada, Fla.

Three people stand aboard their 18-foot vessel after it capsized off the coast of Islamorada, Florida, Feb. 3, 2016. The people safely embarked a Coast Guard boat and were transported to shore with no reported injuries. U.S. Coast Guard photo.

Three people stand aboard their 18-foot vessel after it capsized off the coast of Islamorada, Florida, Feb. 3, 2016.  U.S. Coast Guard photo.

MIAMI — A search-and-rescue crew from Coast Guard Station Islamorada, Florida, rescued three five miles off the coast of Islamorada, Wednesday.

Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Key West received notification from a good Samaritan who observed a red flare in the vicinity of Alligator Reef Light off the coast of Islamorada. Watchstanders issued an Urgent Marine Information Broadcast and launched a boatcrew to respond. The boatcrew arrived on scene and rescued three people from their capsized 18-foot vessel.

There were no reports of any injuries.

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