Coast Guard Rescues Two From Sinking Boat South of Fire Island

NEW YORK (CG Public Affairs) – Two people were rescued by the U.S. Coast Guard after their vessel sank 17 miles south of Fire Island, N.Y., around 10:00 a.m. today. The two men were airlifted to Coast Guard Station Fire Island after being spotted by a Coast Guard HH-60 helicopter from Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod that was diverted from patrol to assist in the case. The owner of the vessel...