Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship Celebrity Reflection near Key West

Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship Celebrity Reflection near Key West
Coast Guard Station Key West 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard medevaced an 80-year-old man Tuesday from the cruise ship, Celebrity Reflection, approximately 50 miles south of Key West, Florida. Coast Guard Sector Key West Command Center watchstanders received a request from the cruise ship crew for medevac assistance at approximately 4:14 a.m. The patient was reportedly...

Coast Guard medevacs man near Flemming Key, Florida

Coast Guard medevacs man near Flemming Key, Florida
Coast Guard Station Key West 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard medevaced a 67-year-old man Friday from a 40-foot pleasure craft near Flemming Key, Florida. Coast Guard Sector Key West Command Center watchstanders received a report via cell phone of the passenger having symptoms of a heart attack at approximately noon. Watchstanders issued an urgent marine information...

Coast Guard, Turtle Hospital crews release 150-pound Loggerhead Sea Turtle near Key West

Coast Guard, Turtle Hospital crews release 150-pound Loggerhead Sea Turtle near Key West
A Coast Guard Station Key West 45-foot Response Boat—Medium boatcrew release Drifter, a 150-pound Loggerhead Sea Turtle, back to the wild near Key West, Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Ensign Karrie Jeffries MIAMI — A Coast Guard Station Key West 45-foot Response Boat—Medium boatcrew and personnel from the Turtle Hospital released Drifter, a Loggerhead Sea Turtle, back to...

Coast Guard rescues 6 people, 1 dog from waters near Key West

Coast Guard rescues 6 people, 1 dog from waters near Key West
Coast Guard Station Key West 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo KEY WEST, Fla. — The Coast Guard rescued six people and one dog from the water near Key West after their vessel capsized Tuesday morning. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector Key West Command Center received a mayday call from a vessel in the vicinity of Key West reporting they were taking on water at approximately 4 a.m. The...

Coast Guard medevacs passenger from Carnival cruise ship Sensation off Key West Sea Buoy

Coast Guard medevacs passenger from Carnival cruise ship Sensation off Key West Sea Buoy
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard medevaced a 66-year-old woman from the Carnival cruise ship, Sensation, Tuesday morning. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Key West Command Center received a request from the cruise ship stating one of their passengers was reportedly suffering from a respiratory issue and needed further medical care. The watchstanders directed...

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 2 divers near Wilkes Barre-Wreck

Coast Guard rescues 2 divers near Wilkes Barre-Wreck
A Coast Guard Station Key West boatcrew returns two divers to their vessel after the rescue crew found the divers near Wilkes Barre-Wreck, Florida Sunday, Aug. 20, 2017. U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Coast Guard Station Key West MIAMI — The Coast Guard rescued two divers who went missing near Wilkes Barre-Wreck, Sunday. Coast Guard 7th District watchstanders received a report from the National...

Coast Guard conducts safety inspections, fishery boarding during 2017 Mini Lobster Season

Coast Guard conducts safety inspections, fishery boarding during 2017 Mini Lobster Season
U. S. Coast Guard Petty Officer 1st Class Stacy Kenerly, Boarding Team member for Station Key West, fills out the safety inspection paperwork during a recreational vessel boarding while on patrol in Calda Channel, just north of Key West, on the first day of Mini Lobster season, July 26, 2017. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Sara Romero. KEY WEST, Fla. – The Coast Guard and, Florida...