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Good Samaritans rescue mother and daughter trapped in burning sailboat

Anonymous passersby rescue mother and daughter trapped in burning sailboat. (NBC News)

Flames engulfed a sailboat Tuesday afternoon with a mother and daughter trapped on board in St. Petersburg.

Fortunately, two Good Samaritans came along to save them as the boat they called home began to sink.

The father, Jahrah King, who was not on board at the time, says he wants to thank the anonymous heroes.

He and his family were settled on their sailboat, getting ready for their youngest child to start school.

"This was our home, yes. We were cruising around, were about to, go get a slip she's gonna start school, and everything was on board," King said.

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