3 rescued after sailboat overturns near Atlantic Ave in Virginia Beach

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VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) — Members of the Virginia Beach Fire Department responded to a report of an overturned sailboat Tuesday afternoon.

According to police dispatch, the call for the incident came in just before 1:30 p.m. near the 600 block of Atlantic Avenue.

Fire officials say the 14-foot boat began to take on water and lifeguards were able to rescue 3 people from the vessel. There were no injuries reported.

Coast Guard is currently working to remove the vessel that eventually capsized after the 3 passengers were rescued.

10 On Your Side is still reaching out regarding the circumstances surrounding the incident.

No further information has been released.

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