Coast Guard rescues 6 from capsized boat near Key West

Six people were rescued Thursday from a boat that capsized 10 miles northwest of Key West, the Coast Guard said.

Watch standers at the Coast Guard got notified about the 24-foot pleasure craft taking on water at about 4 p.m.

An Urgent Marine Information Broadcast was sent out, and then a rescue crew went out to save the group, according to the Coast Guard.

Rescuers arrived at the scene at 4:26 p.m. and got all six people to safety.

The group was given medical attention and all were in good condition, the Coast Guard said. 

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