2 people, 2 dogs rescued from boat near Cudjoe Key, Coast Guard officials say

Two people and two dogs were rescued Monday from a boat that was taking on water near Cudjoe Key, the United States Coast Guard said.

Watch standers said they received a distress call from a 40-foot trawler, to which they sent a response boat and a helicopter to assist.

Coast Guard officials said the response teams arrived around 7 p.m. and hoisted the two people and the dogs aboard the Coast Guard vessel. They were then taken to the Key West International Airport with no reported injuries.

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