Coast Guard crewmembers administer first aid to 50-year-old boater at Fire Island

Coast Guard crewmembers administer first aid to 50-year-old boater at Fire Island
Coast Guard Station Fire Island crewmembers administer first aid to a 50-year-old man at Station Fire Island, Long Island, New York, May 18, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2ns Class Jonathan Javier) NEW YORK – Coast Guard Station Fire Island crewmembers administer first aid to a 50-year-old man at Station Fire Island, Long Island, New York, Thursday afternoon. Watchstanders at Coast...

Coast Guard rescues kayaker near Captree State Park, New York

Coast Guard rescues kayaker near Captree State Park, New York
NEW YORK – Coast Guard crewmembers from Station Fire Island help transfer a man to Emergency Medical Service personnel on May 16, 2017. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Station Fire Island) NEW YORK – The Coast Guard rescued a 58-year old man hanging onto a mooring buoy after his kayak overturned near Captree State Park, New York, early Tuesday morning. At approximately 5:00 a.m., a...

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...