Seven mariners rescued in Pacific after abandoning ship

Seven mariners rescued in Pacific after abandoning ship
HONOLULU – Seven mariners have been rescued after they were forced to abandon ship due to a shipboard fire 316 miles northeast of Johnston Island at approximately 11 p.m. Wednesday. The Coast Guard received distress alerts from two Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacons and initiated a search Thursday morning. Coast Guard Joint Rescue Coordination Center Honolulu initially received an unknown...