Coast Guard rescues four people after boat engine fire near Fort Macon State Park, NC

Coast Guard rescues four people after boat engine fire near Fort Macon State Park, NC
Coast Guard 24-foot Special Purpose Craft-Shallow Water file photo CARTERET COUNTY, NC — The Coast Guard rescued three people from the water and one person from a vessel after the engines caught fire in Back Sound near Fort Macon State Park, North Carolina, Sunday evening. Carteret County police initially received the distress call from a person aboard the distressed vessel, and notified the Coast...

Coast Guard rescues 6 people after boat catches fire near Ocean City, NJ

Coast Guard rescues 6 people after boat catches fire near Ocean City, NJ
Coast Guard 29-foot Response Boat-Small file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Nicole J. Groll PHILADELPHIA—The Coast Guard removed six people from a 41-foot pleasure craft after the boat caught fire near Great Egg Inlet, New Jersey, Sunday. A person aboard the boat on fire contacted the Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay command center via VHF-FM radio channel 16 at 4:25 p.m. for to request help. A...

Coast Guard assists 3 mariners following boat fire near Table Bluff

Coast Guard assists 3 mariners following boat fire near Table Bluff
Coast Guard 47-Foot Motor Lifeboat file photo MCKINLEYVILLE, Calif. — The Coast Guard aided three fishermen in distress after their 45-foot fishing vessel caught fire and was flooding near Table Bluff, Wednesday morning. A crew member of the commercial fishing vessel Advance called watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay via cell phone around 8:30 a.m., reporting an engine fire and flooding...

Coast Guard responds to vessel fire near Vicksburg

Coast Guard responds to vessel fire near Vicksburg
The Coast Guard and local agencies continue to monitor the uninspected towing vessel George King after it experienced an engine fire on the Mississippi River near Vicksburg, Mississippi, January 26, 2018.  (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) MEMPHIS, Tenn. – The Coast Guard and local agencies are continuing to monitor the situation at mile marker 390 on the lower Mississippi River near Vicksburg,...

Coast Guard, local agencies responding to vessel fire near Vicksburg

Coast Guard, local agencies responding to vessel fire near Vicksburg
The Coast Guard and local agencies are responding to a vessel fire at mile marker 390 on the lower Mississippi River near Vicksburg, Mississippi, January 25, 2018. Coast Guard Sector Lower Mississippi River watchstanders received a notification regarding the uninspected towing vessel George King reporting an engine room fire. (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) MEMPHIS, Tenn. – The Coast Guard and...

Coast Guard, locals respond to boat fire near San Pedro Channel

Coast Guard, locals respond to boat fire near San Pedro Channel
Crews from the Coast Guard Cutter Halibut, Forward Operating Base Point Mugu, Station Los Angeles-Long Beach and other local agencies respond to a boat fire in San Pedro Channel near San Pedro, California, Jan. 23, 2018.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Coast Guard, lifeguards and LA County Fire units responded to a sailboat engulfed in flames in the vicinity of the San Pedro Channel,...

Coast Guard searching for possible missing persons after boat fire near Freeport, Texas

Coast Guard searching for possible missing persons after boat fire near Freeport, Texas
Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65D Dolphin file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Andrew Kendrick HOUSTON — The Coast Guard is searching for possible missing persons after a vessel caught fire and sank Monday afternoon approximately 3 miles south of the San Bernard River. At 2:45 p.m., a good Samaritan reported sighting flames and smoke just south of the San Bernard River to Coast Guard Sector...

Coast Guard, good Samaritans rescue 5 from vessel fire

Coast Guard, good Samaritans rescue 5 from vessel fire
CLEVELAND – A Coast Guard Station Ludington search and rescue crew responded to a 31-foot boat on fire just south of Big Sable Lighthouse, Michigan, July 18, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo.) CLEVELAND – A U.S. Coast Guard Station Ludington response boat-small crew and a good Samaritan responded to a vessel fire near Big Sable Point, Michigan, Tuesday. The good Samaritan vessel arrived...

Coast Guard battles fishing boat fire, saves 2 off Nantucket

Coast Guard battles fishing boat fire, saves 2 off Nantucket
A 42′ Special Purpose Craft – Near Shore Lifeboat boat crew from Coast Guard Station Chatham responds to a report of a fishing vessel on fire, Thursday, May 11, 2017, north of Hyannis, Massachusetts.  (Coast Guard Photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Andrew Barresi) BOSTON — Coast Guard crews saved two fishermen Thursday after their vessel’s engine room caught fire in Nantucket Sound. The...