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A combination of Coast Guard crewmembers and Good Samaritans rescued 35 people from a sinking houseboat on Lake Pontchartrain on Saturday night.

Around 9:30 p.m., the Coast Guard reported it received a mayday call from a houseboat that was taking on water in its engine room. The houseboat was tied to Causeway bridge pilings when a storm hit.

One Coast Guard crew -- with an assist from a Good Samaritan -- evacuated people from the boat while another crew pumped water out the boat and towed it to an area marina.

No injuries were reported.