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Three boaters rescued near Charleston harbor

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Three boaters were rescued near the Charleston harbor Saturday morning.

Coast Guard officials say the boaters radioed in for help around 7 a.m. after their boat began taking on water. The Coast Guard says the boaters discovered a hole near the back of the boat.

A Coast Guard Cutter from Florida was in the same area as the distressed boaters and assisted with the rescue, along with Charleston-based crew. After the flooding was under control, the boat was towed back into shore.

Once back on land, the three boaters declined medical treatment.

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