Coast Guard conducts search and rescue

Coast Guard conducts search and rescue
U.S. Coast Guard Petty Officer 2nd Class Gaaron Blanchard, a shallow-water response boat team member, steers a 16-foot aluminum rescue boat through flood waters caused by Hurricane Florence in Newport, North Carolina, Sept. 15, 2018. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jacob B. Derry) GOLDSBORO, N.C. – Coast Guard shallow-water rescue boat teams conducted response operations in areas flooded...

Coast Guard rescues 2 adults, 1 child from disable boat 17 miles north of Fort Pierce

Coast Guard rescues 2 adults, 1 child from disable boat 17 miles north of Fort Pierce
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat -Medium file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Rob Lester MIAMI — The Coast Guard rescued two adults and one child from a disable 21-foot pleasure craft Saturday 17 miles north of Fort Pierce. A watchstander at Coast Guard Station Fort Pierce received a cell phone call at 3:25 p.m. from a mariner in distress reporting they were disabled with three people, two adults...

Coast Guard shallow-water response teams assist citizens of North Carolina

Coast Guard shallow-water response teams assist citizens of North Carolina
Members of Coast Guard Shallow-Water Response Boat 3 help people and their pets stranded by floodwater caused by Hurricane Florence near Riegelwood, North Carolina, Sept. 16, 2018. U.S. Coast Guard photograph GOLDSBORO, N.C. – Coast Guard crews assisted motorists and residents around the state of North Carolina affected by flooding caused by Hurricane Florence on Sunday. Coast Guard Shallow-Water...

Coast Guard Hurricane Florence Response in North Carolina on Saturday

ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. – Coast Guard response operations for Hurricane Florence as of Saturday. Coast Guard helicopter crews from across the Coast Guard have rescued 57 people and 8 pets in North Carolina since Hurricane Florence began. Coast Guard shallow water response teams are clearing roads in the counties of Samson, Cumberland, Columbus and Lenoir to enable emergency crews and shallow water...

Coast Guard rescues 5 people from capsized boat near Cedar Key, Fla.

Coast Guard rescues 5 people from capsized boat near Cedar Key, Fla.
Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 file photo CEDAR KEY, Fla. — The Coast Guard rescued 5 people Saturday from the water after their boat capsized 24 miles south west of the Withlacoochee River. Rescued were: Hollie Moore, Todd Nanke, Troy Nanke, Steven Nanke, Chris Singlekey. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg received a distress call via VHF-FM marine band radio channel 16...

28 Rescued After Fishing Boat Catches Fire

28 Rescued After Fishing Boat Catches Fire
MIAMI — The Coast Guard responded to a fishing boat on fire, and a good Samaritan rescued 28 people aboard the boat Friday, 46 miles southwest of Serranilla Bank, Colombia. At 11:33 p.m. Thursday, Coast Guard Seventh District Miami, watch standers received a report from the Jamaican Defence Force stating a 131-foot fishing boat was on fire and needed emergency assistance. Watchstanders issued an...

Coast Guard medevacs two fishermen near Mugu Rock

SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Coast Guard medevaced two fishermen after they had fallen into the water near Mugu Rock, Thursday morning. Ventura County Fire Department contacted Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach watchstanders at approximately 10:18 a.m., Thursday, reporting that two male fishermen had fallen into the water near Mugu Rock. Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach dispatched a Coast Guard Station...

Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship near Ketchikan, Alaska

Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship near Ketchikan, Alaska
Coast Guard Station Ketchikan 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo. ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Coast Guard medevaced a woman from a cruise ship near Ketchikan Thursday. A 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew from Coast Guard Station Ketchikan medevaced the 71-year-old passenger displaying stroke symptoms and brought her to awaiting EMS in Bar Harbor, Ketchikan. Watchstanders in the Coast Guard Sector...

Coast Guard Ready for North Carolina Hurricane Florence Response

Coast Guard Ready for  North Carolina Hurricane Florence Response
Coast Guard Maritime Safety and Security Team Miami and Tactical Law Enforcement Team South crew members prepare shallow water response boats to assist post Hurricane Florence Sept. 13, 2018, in Augusta, Georgia.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of MSST Miami) GOLDSBORO, N.C. – The Coast Guard continues to monitor the progress of Hurricane Florence as it impacts North Carolina on Friday. Currently...