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San Diego Coast Guard rescues 8 fishermen off Point Loma

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SAN DIEGO (CBS 8) – Eight fishermen were rescued by the Coast Guard Saturday night after their fishing boat began sinking off the coast of Point Loma.

The owner of the 45-foot fishing boat Osprey made a distress call to the San Diego Coast Guard saying black smoke was coming from the engine.

A rescue helicopter arrived on the scene and brought all eight crew members back to land safely.

The boat reportedly sunk shortly after the rescue. No injuries were reported.

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