27 kids rescued from boat taking on water

June 30, 2009 1:30:07 PM PDT
Twenty-seven children and 6 adults were rescued after their boat began taking on water in Suisun Bay Tuesday afternoon. The boat was belived to be on a Sea Scout training exercise when the crew reported hitting something in the channel and began taking on water.

A nearby ferry came to the boat's aid and all of the passengers were transferred on board.

Both the ferry and the boat are en route to Mare Island.

No injuries have been reported. The Coast Guard says the actions were mainly precautionary.


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