Coast Guard, partners pull 7 from the water, assist 18 mariners in 12 hours

Coast Guard, partners pull 7 from the water, assist 18 mariners in 12 hours
TAMPA, Fla. — Coast Guard crews along the west coast of Florida responded to four separate search-and-rescue calls Tuesday and remind boaters to stay vigilant on the water especially during this week’s inclement weather. “Due to multiple factors, including weather, Coast Guard crews have assisted 18 lives, seven of whom were pulled out of the water in the last 12 hours,” said Cmdr....