Five Fishermen Rescued From Burning Vessel [VIDEO]
BOSTON — The U.S. Coast Guard says five fishermen were rescued from a burning fishing trawler in the Atlantic Ocean 85 miles east of Cape Cod.
At about 5 p.m. Friday the Coast Guard received an emergency signal from the 100-foot trawler Nobska.
When Coast Guard aircrews arrived on the scene the bow and wheelhouse of the Nobska was on fire and the crew was on the stern.
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The aircrew directed the fishermen into the water where they were hoisted aboard a rescue helicopter and transported back to shore. No injuries were reported.