Coast Guard responds to vessel fire in the Port of Alaska, Anchorage

Coast Guard responds to vessel fire in the Port of Alaska, Anchorage
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Coast Guard responded to a fire aboard the tank vessel Atlantic Lily in the Port of Anchorage, Friday night. At approximately 10 p.m., thick, black smoke was seen billowing from the exhaust stack of the 600-foot foreign-flagged tank vessel, following by a loud boom and flames. The crew quickly responded to the emergency, deploying fire hoses, and extinguishing the flames....

Coast Guard removes pollution threats from Punta Gorda boat fire

Coast Guard removes pollution threats from Punta Gorda boat fire
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.—The Coast Guard concluded operations, Wednesday, to remove pollution from a Punta Gorda marina boat fire. American Compliance Technologies recovered approximately 820 gallons of oily water mixture and 590 pounds of absorbent boom and materials from the marina. Coast Guard pollution responders from Sector St. Petersburg oversaw containment and cleanup operations, and the safety...

Unified Command continues response to Spirit of Norfolk Fire

Unified Command continues response to Spirit of Norfolk Fire
The Unified Command and supporting agencies for the Spirit of Norfolk fire continue their efforts to extinguish the fire and salvage the vessel, Jun. 8, 2022. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Edward Wargo) PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Unified Command and supporting agencies for the Spirit of Norfolk fire continue their efforts to extinguish the fire and salvage the vessel, Wednesday evening. Crews...

Coast Guard rescues 7 boaters, dog from vessel fire near Gulfport

Coast Guard rescues 7 boaters, dog from vessel fire near Gulfport
Coast Guard Aviation Training Center Mobile HC-144 Ocean Sentry file photo by Petty Officer Thomas Blue NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard rescued seven boaters and a dog from a vessel fire near Gulfport, Mississippi, Saturday morning. Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders received a mayday call over marine radio at 9:26 a.m. of a 45-foot Hatteras on fire with seven people and a dog aboard. A Coast...

3 people rescued from boat fire in Ft. Myers Beach

3 people rescued from boat fire in Ft. Myers Beach
A Coast Guard Station Ft. Myers Beach 29-foot Response Boat-small boat crew rescued three people after a 63-foot shrimping boat caught fire in San Carlos Bay near Ft. Myers Beach, Florida March 17, 2022. U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo. ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.— The Coast Guard rescued three people, Thursday, after a 63-foot shrimping boat caught fire in San Carlos Bay near Ft. Myers Beach. A Coast Guard...

Coast Guard lifts restriction on Ohio River near Belleview, KY

Coast Guard lifts restriction on Ohio River near Belleview, KY
NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard lifted the waterway restriction from mile marker 499 to mile marker 501 on the Ohio River, Tuesday, near Belleview, Kentucky. The waterway restriction was lifted yesterday at approximately 2:18 p.m. to all vessel traffic. The cause of the fire is under investigation. “The Coast Guard has determined that transit through the Ohio River from mile marker 499 to mile...

Coast Guard closes portion of the Ohio River near Belleview, Ky.

Coast Guard closes portion of the Ohio River near Belleview, Ky.
NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard has issued a waterway restriction to all vessel traffic on the Ohio River, Tuesday, near Belleview, Kentucky. The waterway restriction closes the river to all vessel traffic between mile marker 499 and mile marker 501 on the Ohio River and was put into place due to a fire aboard the towing vessel Capt. Kirby Dupuis. The towing vessel was in transit when the engine room...

Coast Guard extinguishes boat fire in Florida Keys, 2 rescued

Coast Guard extinguishes boat fire in Florida Keys, 2 rescued
Petty Officer 3rd Class Broderick Jones and Petty Officer 3rd Class Logan Sayre secure a line to a boat on fire to keep it from drifting toward mangroves and other vessels in the vicinity of Whale Harbor Channel, Islamorada, Oct. 13, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard photo bu Petty Officer 2nd Class Logan Venero) MIAMI — A good Samaritan rescued two people in the vicinity of Whale Harbor Channel, Islamorada...

Coast Guard rescues 2 from vessel on fire, taking on water 9 miles off Bulls Bay

Coast Guard rescues 2 from vessel on fire, taking on water 9 miles off Bulls Bay
The 45-foot fishing vessel, Strictly Business, caught fire and was taking on water 9 miles east of Bulls Bay in the Atlantic Ocean, Sept. 3, 2021. Courtesy photo CHARLESTON, S.C. — A Coast Guard Station Charleston rescue crew saved two people after their vessel caught fire and began taking on water approximately 9 miles east of Bulls Bay, Friday. The captain of the vessel, Strictly Business, hailed...