Six people were rescued after their boat capsized Thursday afternoon, the Coast Guard said.
Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders received an alert around 3:55 p.m. that a 24-foot pleasure craft was taking on water about 10 miles northwest of the island city, the agency said in a release. The watchstanders issued a broadcast and launched both a boat crew and a helicopter to respond to the scene.
The boat crew arrived around 4:25 p.m. and rescued all six people, the Coast Guard said. They were taken to Station Key West to be checked by emergency medical services. None were injured.