Coast Guard rescue four from vessel fire

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FORT MORGAN, Ala. (WKRG) — The Coast Guard rescued four people from a vessel fire in Fort Morgan.

All four people were safely recovered and in stable condition when they reached the shore.

Two Coast Guard Aviation Training Center Mobile MH-65 Dolphin Helicopter aircrews were conducting training flights nearby and diverted to respond the the distress. One of the helicopters lowered a rescue swimmer and life raft, and all four people aboard the vessel abandoned ship into the raft.

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