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2 people rescued from boat fire off Point Loma

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SAN DIEGO (CBS 8) – Two people were rescued from a burning boat about 17 miles off the coast of Point Loma.

The Coast Guard received a report around 11:15 a.m. that the 45-foot vessel named Happy Two had a fire on board. Crews in a helicopter and boat were sent to help. The USS Green Bay also responded and launched an inflatable boat.

The team took one of the passengers aboard and was able to put out the fire.

Nearby boaters also responded and took the other passenger aboard their boat.

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