Fishing boat runs aground

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – A 75-foot fishing boat with three people aboard ran aground Saturday 25-yards off the coast of Wildwood, N.J.

The Coast Guard received a call at 2 a.m. reporting the Star II aground.

Wildwood Fire and Rescue arrived on scene and transported the three people aboard to shore.

A commercial salvage company has been hired by the owner of the boat to remove 200 gallons of fuel aboard and Sea Tow is scheduled to tow the fishing boat from the beach on Monday.

The Coast Guard is monitoring the salvage operations.

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