Coast Guard rescues boaters from Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge in NC

Coast Guard rescues boaters from Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge in NC
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard rescued three people from a marsh in the Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge in N.C. Thursday, after their 25-foot boat sank Wednesday evening. At approximately 4:20 p.m., Coast Guard Sector North Carolina watchstanders, in Wilmington N.C., received a VHF-FM radio hail from a crewmember aboard a different boat reporting that his friend’s boat was having engine...

Coast Guard rescues 2 hunters, 4 dogs near Englehard, N.C.

USCG MH-60 helicopter file photoELIZABETH CITY, N.C. — The Coast Guard rescued two hunters and their four dogs that were lost in the Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge Sunday. Coast Guard Sector North Carolina received a call from Dare Central Communications Center at 8:30 p.m., Sunday requesting assistance with the Dare County Sheriff Department’s search for the missing hunters. The...