Coast Guard, local agencies assist disoriented boater near Fire Island Inlet

Coast Guard, local agencies assist disoriented boater near Fire Island Inlet
USCG File Photo NEW YORK – Crewmembers from Coast Guard Station Fire Island and members of the Suffolk County Police Department assisted a disoriented boater near Fire Island Inlet, New York, Wednesday morning. At 2:25 a.m., Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound command center watchstanders received a call from Suffolk County Police Department dispatch regarding a disoriented mariner aboard an anchored...

Coast Guard medevacs fisherman south of Bellport Bay, New York

Coast Guard medevacs fisherman south of Bellport Bay, New York
NEW YORK – A Coast Guard Station Fire Island boatcrew medevacs a person in distress on April 9, 2017. (U.S. Coast Guard Photo) NEW YORK – A Coast Guard boatcrew medically evacuated a 48-year-old man who was knocked unconscious due to a fall on Sunday morning three miles south of Bellport Bay, New York. At approximately 8:30 a.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound received...

Coast Guard, partner agencies suspend searching for missing boater near Fire Island Inlet sendsms x

Coast Guard, partner agencies suspend searching for missing boater near Fire Island Inlet sendsms x
A Coast Guard Station Fire Island boatcrew rescues a distressed boater from an overturned vessel in Fire Island Inlet, October 11, 2016.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Station Fire Island) NEW YORK — The Coast Guard has suspended the search for a missing person in the water near Fire Island Inlet, New York, Wednesday. The 35-hour search was suspended at approximately 6:15 p.m., after search...

Coast Guard, partner agencies searching for a missing boater near Fire Island Inlet

Coast Guard, partner agencies searching for a missing boater near Fire Island Inlet
NEW YORK – Coast Guard and local partner agency crews are searching for a person in the water after responding to an overturned vessel near Port Jefferson Harbor, New York, Tuesday. Missing is a 52-year-old man, last seen wearing a green shirt and jeans. At approximately 6:00 p.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound received a report of a capsized 23-foot recreational vessel...

Coast Guard conducts MEDEVAC near Fire Island, N.Y.

Coast Guard conducts MEDEVAC near Fire Island, N.Y.
U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Station Fire Island NEW YORK — A Coast Guard Station Fire Island rescue crew medically evacuated a man near Fire Island, Saturday. Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound command center received notification at approximately 3:00 p.m., from a 72-foot passenger vessel that reported they had an unconscious 81-year old adult man aboard and requested a medical evacuation. The...

Coast Guard, Partner Agencies suspend search for missing swimmer off Long Beach

Coast Guard, Partner Agencies suspend search for missing swimmer off Long Beach
NEW YORK — The Coast Guard has suspended the search for a possible missing person in the water near Long Beach, New York, Monday. The eight-hour search was suspended after search and rescue crews saturated the area by air and sea with no results and no additional leads. At approximately 10:15 p.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Station Jones Beach received a phone call from the Long Beach Police...

Station Fire Island rescues 4 from disabled sailboat

Station Fire Island rescues 4 from disabled sailboat
A Coast Guard crew from Station Fire Island rescued four people aboard a sailing vessel southwest of the Fire Island Inlet, New York, Sunday.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Station Fire Island) NEW YORK — A crew from Coast Guard Station Fire Island rescued four people aboard a sailing vessel southwest of the Fire Island Inlet, New York, Sunday. At approximately 8:15 a.m., watchstanders at...

Coast Guard rescues surfer in distress near Fire Island, New York

Coast Guard rescues surfer in distress near Fire Island, New York
NEW YORK – A Coast Guard crew rescued a kite surfer one mile southwest of Democrat Point Fire Island, New York, Sept. 3, 2016.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Dan Wishnoff.) NEW YORK – A Coast Guard crew rescued a kite surfer Saturday, one-mile southwest of Democrat Point Fire Island, New York. Coast Guard Station Fire Island received a report of a kite surfer that was...

Coast Guard conducts medevac near Fire Island, N.Y.

Coast Guard conducts medevac near Fire Island, N.Y.
NEW YORK — A Coast Guard Fire Island rescue crew medically evacuated a woman near Fire Island Inlet, Saturday. Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound command center received notification at 3:14 p.m., from a 20-foot pleasure craft that reported they had an unconscious adult female aboard. Coast Guard Station Fire Island watchstandards contacted the vessel via Channel 16 and diverted a Fire Island 29-foot...