Eight Rescued from Boat in La Jolla

Lifeguards rescued passengers from a power boat after the vessel’s engine overheated

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    Lifeguards rescued eight people from a power boat in La Jolla Sunday.

    Lifeguards rescued a group of eight people from a rented 40-foot power boat in La Jolla Sunday.

    Officials said the rescue took place around 12:30 p.m. about a mile off shore at Windansea Beach.

    A boat's engine overheated, prompting the rescue by lifeguards who transported all passengers aboard the vessel to shore.

    The boat -- which was a rental -- was towed back to land.

    No injuries were reported.

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