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Boaters aboard stranded vessel near St. Augustine Inlet rescued
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ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. -- Authorities rescued passengers aboard a sail boat that got stranded on the jetty rocks and started to sink near the St. Augustine Inlet Thursday afternoon, according to St. Johns County Fire Rescue.

SJCFR, St. Augustine Police, city firefighters, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and Tow Boat U.S. responded to the distress call about 2:15 p.m., authorities said.

The tow boat captain was able to bring the vessel ashore along Porpoise Point where rescuers helped the passengers. There were no injuries reported, according to SJCFR.


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