Coast Guard rescues 4 from water in Blackwater Sound near Key Largo

Coast Guard rescues 4 from water in Blackwater Sound near Key Largo
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); A Coast Guard Station Islamorada boatcrew prepares to rescue a family of four from the water Sunday, April 15, 2018. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Gabriel Kaczoroski MIAMI—The Coast Guard rescued four people from the water Sunday in Blackwater Sound near Key Largo. Rescued were Elvis...

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue 6 people from the water near Conch Reef

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue 6 people from the water near Conch Reef
Coast Guard 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement file photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard and a good Samaritan rescued six people from the water near Conch Reef, Saturday. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); A good Samaritan aboard the 25-foot center console, Quality Time, notified Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders at approximately...

Coast Guard rescues two people in water near Lower Matecumbe Key

Coast Guard rescues two people in water near Lower Matecumbe Key
MIAMI — The Coast Guard and Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission rescued two people from the water Thursday approximately one mile north of Lower Matecumbe Key, Florida. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Key West received a report from Florida Keys Boat Rails of Islamorada at approximately 5:23 p.m. of an unmanned adrift vessel with a swim ladder in the down position, indicating that...

Coast Guard responds to vessel fire in Tarpon Basin near Key Largo

Coast Guard responds to vessel fire in Tarpon Basin near Key Largo
 U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Station Islamorada MIAMI — The Coast Guard, Monroe County Sheriff’s Office, and Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission responded to a vessel fire Thursday in Tarpon Basin in Key Largo. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Key West Command Center received a call from Coast Guard Station Islamorada at approximately 6 a.m. stating they received a...

Federal, state and local agencies ensure safety, security of Florida Keys

Federal, state and local agencies ensure safety, security of Florida Keys
Members of Port Security Unit 308, based out of Kiln Mississippi, test radio communications after arriving to Naval Air Station Key West for Hurricane Irma response efforts, Sept. 14, 2017. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Dustin R. Williams ORLANDO, Fla. — Coast Guard personnel are working alongside partner federal, state and local agencies in the Florida Keys to ensure the safety...

Coast Guard search and rescue assets return to Florida Keys, Rescue 21 towers operational

Coast Guard search and rescue assets return to Florida Keys, Rescue 21 towers operational
Crews from Station Islamorada and Station Marathon transit from Fort Myers, Florida, to Islamorada, Florida, Sept. 12, 2017 aboard response boat-mediums.  U.S. Coast Guard photo. ORLANDO, Fla. – All Coast Guard small-boat and cutter search and rescue assets in addition to essential personnel assigned to units in the Florida Keys have returned to the Keys, Friday. Coast Guard assets and personnel...

Coast Guard rescues 3 adults, 1 child near Alligator Reef

Coast Guard rescues 3 adults, 1 child near Alligator Reef
A Coast Guard Station Islamorada 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement boatcrew side tow a pleasure craft to Islamorada after the boat began taking on water near Alligator Reef Friday, Aug. 25, 2017.  U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Station Islamorada MIAMI — The Coast Guard and a good Samaritan rescued three adults and one child from a vessel taking on water near Alligator Reef, Friday. Watchstanders...

Coast Guard rescues 2 people, a dog from grounded vessel near Cowpens Cut

Coast Guard rescues 2 people, a dog from grounded vessel near Cowpens Cut
Coast Guard file photo of a 33-foot Special Purpose Craft – Law Enforcement. MIAMI — The Coast Guard rescued two people from a grounded 21-foot recreational boat near Islamorada, Monday. At approximately 8:33 p.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Key West Command Center received a report of two red flares in the vicinity of Cowpens Cut. The watchstanders issued an urgent marine information...

Coast Guard rescues five boaters from capsized vessel

Coast Guard rescues five boaters from capsized vessel
A Coast Guard Station Islamorada boat crew rescued five boaters July 15, 2017, from a capsized vessel approximately 3 miles west of Alligator Reef Light.  MIAMI — The Coast Guard rescued five boaters Saturday from a capsized vessel approximately 3 miles west of Alligator Reef Light. At approximately 2:22 p.m. watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Key West received notification that a 18-foot pleasure...