Coast Guard medevacs 81-year-old man from Catalina Island

Coast Guard medevacs 81-year-old man from Catalina Island
MH-65 Dolphin Helicopter from FOB Point Mugu file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Sondra-Kay Kneen. SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Coast Guard medevaced an 81-year-old man from Catalina Island Sunday. At approximately 1:30 a.m., the LA Medical Alert System notified Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach watchstanders of a male who displayed symptoms of a heart attack and requested a medevac. After consulting...

Coast Guard issues order requiring approved salvage plan for grounded fishing vessel

Coast Guard issues order requiring approved salvage plan for grounded fishing vessel
The commercial fishing vessel, Point Estero, rests on a group of rocks after it ran aground at Estero Bluffs State Park, Calif., July 28, 2017.  U.S. Coast Guard photo. SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Coast Guard directed the owner of the commercial fishing vessel, Point Estero, to submit a salvage plan before making any arrangements to refloat the grounded vessel near Estero Bluffs State Park Thursday...

Coast Guard, local authorities respond to chemical spill in the Port of Long Beach

Coast Guard, local authorities respond to chemical spill in the Port of Long Beach
SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Coast Guard, Long Beach Fire Department and Patriot Environmental Services are responding to a reported spill of propyl acetate from the commercial container ship, Harbour Bridge, at Pier G Berth 232 in the Port of Long Beach, Sunday. Twelve crewmembers from the Harbour Bridge were exposed to the product and one person was transported to Long Beach Memorial Medical Center....

Coast Guard, partners remove hazardous materials from grounded fishing vessel near Estero Bluffs State Park

Coast Guard, partners remove hazardous materials from grounded fishing vessel near Estero Bluffs State Park
The commercial fishing vessel, Point Estero, rests on a group of rocks after it ran aground at Estero Bluffs State Park, Calif., July 28, 2017. Approximately 91 gallons of fuel and oil were removed along with 2.5 cubic yards of contaminated material U.S. Coast Guard photo. SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Coast Guard and partner agencies completed the removal of oil and hazardous materials from a grounded...

Coast Guard medevacs 53-year-old man from Catalina Island

Coast Guard medevacs 53-year-old man from Catalina Island
MH-65 Dolphin Helicopter from FOB Point Mugu file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Sondra-Kay Kneen. SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Coast Guard medevaced a 53-year-old man from Catalina Island Monday morning. At approximately 6:22 a.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach received notification from Los Angeles Medical Alert System of a non-maritime medevac of a 53-year-old man suffering...

Coast Guard medevacs 8-year-old girl in the vicinity of Santa Cruz Island

Coast Guard medevacs 8-year-old girl in the vicinity of Santa Cruz Island
MH-65 Dolphin Helicopter from FOB Point Mugu, USCG file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Sondra-Kay Kneen. SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Coast Guard medevaced an 8-year-old girl in the vicinity of Smugglers Cove, Santa Cruz Island, Sunday afternoon. At approximately 2:15 p.m., a man aboard a 26-foot recreational vessel contacted Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach via VHF-FM channel 16, reported...

Coast Guard medically evacuates woman from Catalina Island

Coast Guard medically evacuates woman from Catalina Island
MH-65 Dolphin Helicopter from FOB Point Mugu file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Sondra-Kay Kneen. SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Coast Guard medically evacuated a 34-year-old woman from Catalina Island early Monday. At approximately 4:50 a.m., Los Angeles Medical Alert Center notified Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach watchstanders of the woman who fell ill and requested a MEDEVAC for a higher...

Coast Guard rescues three people off the rocks near the Anacapa Island

Coast Guard rescues three people off the rocks near the Anacapa Island
Coast Guard Cutter Blacktip file photo SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Coast Guard rescued three people from a vessel on the rocks in Anacapa Island near Port Hueneme, Calif., Wednesday. The operator aboard the Salty Jack, a 24-foot bayliner pleasure craft, notified watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach command center that the vessel was grounded on the rocks near Anacapa Island. Sector...

Coast Guard assists in medical evacuation of 12-year-old girl near Ragged Point

Coast Guard assists in medical evacuation of 12-year-old girl near Ragged Point
A Coast Guard Air Station San Francisco helicopter lowers a rescue swimmer to ground at Ragged Point, Calif., July 10, 2017.  U.S. Coast Guard photo. SAN PEDRO, Calif. — A Coast Guard helicopter crew assisted with the medevac of a 12-year-old girl from Ragged Point Monday. At approximately 11:30 a.m., Cal Fire notified watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach of a girl who reportedly...