Coast Guard assists Eastham authorities searching for missing person in water

29 St. PetersburgBOSTON — Coast Guard and Eastham authorities are searching for a missing person in the water in Eastham Friday.

Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England was notified by Eastham Police Department at approximately 8:30 a.m. about the missing person in the water, and they requested assistance in the search.

Coast Guard Station Provincetown launched a 29-foot response boat crew and Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod launched a MH-60 Jayhawk air crew and diverted a HC-144 air crew to help search.

The following are searching all of Wellfleet Harbor and Billingsgate Shoal areas:

– Wellfleet Harbormaster

– Eastham Fire Department

– Orleans Fire Department

– Wellfleet Fire Department

– Four good Samaritans

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