Coast Guard rescues 4 fishermen after boat ran aground off NC coast

BROWNS INLET, N.C. (WTVD) -- The Coast Guard rescued four fishermen Monday when their boat ran aground near Camp Lejeune.

It happened around 8 a.m. at Browns Inlet. The fishermen said their boat had a mechanical problem that caused them to crash.

The Coast Guard sent a rescue boat from Emerald Isle and a helicopter from Air Station Elizabeth City.

The air crew lifted the fishermen to safety and took them to Coast Guard Station Emerald Isle. Nobody was injured.
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