Coast Guard medevacs person near Destin

45 Key WestNEW ORLEANS — A Coast Guard response boat crew medevaced a person near Destin, Florida, Monday.

Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report at 5:28 p.m. Monday about a person aboard a pleasure craft who suffered from an allergic reaction to being stung by a lionfish.

A 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew from Coast Guard Station Destin recovered the patient and transferred him to emergency medical services at Station Destin.

The patient was reported to be in stable condition.

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