Coast Guard crew, Seatow rescues 4 near Atlantic City, N.J.

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – The Coast Guard and Seatow rescued four people aboard a 26-foot boat 13 miles off the coast of Altantic City, N.J., Wednesday.

The Coast Guard received a call at 4:25 p.m. from a crew member aboard the Intensity reporting they were taking on water.

A Seatow boat arrived on scene and rescued the four people from their life raft. A rescue boat crew from Coast Guard Station Atlantic City arrived on scene and transferred the four people aboard the rescue boat.

The four people were transported to Station Atlantic City.

There were no injuries reported.

“He had a Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon that was properly registered, which made it easier for the Coast Guard to locate him,” said Thomas Peck, a search and rescue controller at the Coast Guard Command Center at Sector Delaware Bay in Philadelphia. “He also had lifejackets and a liferaft, which aided in the chance of survival.”

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