Northwest Florida

Destin Coast Guard rescues three from sinking boat in Choctawhatchee Bay

DESTIN, Fla. (WKRG) - The Destin Coast Guard rescued three people from a boat that began sinking in Choctawhatchee Bay Friday. 

According to Coast Guard officials, the station was notified a vessel was taking on water.

The boat was a rented Englin Air Force Base pontoon boat, according to Coast Guard officials. 

No injuries were reported. 

It is unknown what caused the boat to sink.


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