Coast Guard assists Navy Explosive Ordnance Disposal Unit

7th Coast Guard District NewsMIAMI- Coast Guard crews from Station Fort Lauderdale, Fla., and Coast Guard Cutter Dolphin are enforcing a safety zone, Thursday after a Good Samaritan located a mine in the water 1 mile east of Dania Beach, Fla.

Crewmembers from Navy Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit Six Detachment, Mayport, Fla., are en route to retrieve the ordnance.

A temporary safety zone will be established around the site near Dania Beach as Navy EOD Mobile Unit Six detachment Mayport personnel positively identify and determine proper disposition for the ordnance.

Vessels will be required to maintain a minimum 1,000 yard distance from the site while Navy EOD Unit Nine personnel conduct operations. Boaters are requested to make alternate transit arrangements during that time period.

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