Coast Guard assists six people from boat taking on water

Updated: 06/27/2014 9:52 PM
Created: 06/27/2014 9:37 PM WHEC.com

Six people, including four children, needed assistance from the Coast Guard after their boat began taking on water in the mouth of the Genesee River. 

The incident happened around 2:00 p.m. Friday.

The boat was located about 100 yards from the Coast Guard station. Officials say the water was coming from a cracked intake hose on the boat.

The six people remained on the boat while it was towed to shore. No one was hurt.

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