KEMAH, Texas A marine rescue crew from Kemah pulled four people from a sinking fishing boat on Saturday.

About 11 a.m. , a distress call came in saying a boat had lost power and was taking on water, Kemah fire Chief Brent Hahn said.

If our guys hadn t gotten them, they would have been swimming, the chief said. They were taking on significant water.

The vessel, a 17-foot bass boat, was about one mile out and was drifting toward shore, Hahn said.

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