Breaking News: Fishing boat crew rescued after boat runs aground off Rockaway Beach

All seven crew members have been rescued from a fishing boat that ran aground off Rockaway Beach in Queens Thursday morning. They were taken off the boat using a basket from a Coast Guard helicopter above. They are uninjured and being treated near the scene. Around 2 a.m., a Coast Guard command center on Long Island received a distress call from the 76-foot scallop fishing vessel Carolina Queen III. It was taking on water with seven crewmembers aboard. It had run aground just off Rockaway Beach and Beach 59th Street, near the East Rockaway Inlet. Watch the video, read the rest here 08:24

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