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Coast Guard Responds to Report of Boat Taking on Water

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Crews are searching the water off Cape Cod after a report that a fishing boat was taking on water.

The U.S. Coast Guard Northeast and the harbormaster in Barnstable, Massachusetts, are searching the area of Barnstable Bay. Crew from Michelle Marie, a fishing boat, called Thursday afternoon to report the incident.

The Coast Guard said Michelle Marie had four people on board.

The caller did not provide any more information, the Coast Guard said.

Coast Guard Cutter Cobia will be searching through the night, with air and sea searches scheduled to begin Thursday morning.

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