Coast Guard assists flooding vessel in San Diego Bay

SAN DIEGO — A Coast Guard crew from San Diego assisted eight boaters on a 40-foot pleasure craft that was flooding in San Diego Bay this morning. Coast Guard Sector San Diego received a report at 11:40 a.m. from the crew of the Ocean Alexander that the vessel was on fire and taking on water. A 41-foot utility boat from Coast Guard Station San Diego and a Harbor Police boat responded.