Coast Guard rescued 3 people from burning boat off Alabama coast

Coast Guard rescued 3 people from burning boat off Alabama coast
The three people were rescued onto a life raft and awaited EMS in stable conditions. (Source: Coast Guard)

NEW ORLEANS, La. (WVUE) - Three people were rescued from a burning boat Wednesday, Jan. 15, near Dauphin Island, Ala.

The Coast Guard received the call at around 6 p.m. about the burning sport fisher Dauphin Island Bay with three people aboard and the rescue crew arrived at the scene at 6:35 p.m.

The rescue-boat crew then transported Dauphin Island Fire Rescue members to fight the fires.

The three people were rescued onto a life raft and awaited EMS in stable conditions.

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