6 People Rescued When Boat Began Sinking Off Florida Coast

Six people whose boat was sinking off the Florida coast were rescued by another vessel.

Those aboard the 26-foot Team Steiger Craft out of Port Canaveral notified the Coast Guard Thursday morning the boat was sinking about 90 miles east of Jacksonville.

The Coast Guard headed to the scene with a dewatering pump.

Another boat in the area responded and rescued passengers floating in life jackets from the water.