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.
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.