Coast Guard saves 3 after medical emergency in Elliot Bay, WA

Coast Guard saves 3 after medical emergency in Elliot Bay, WA
Coast Guard 25-foot Response Boat-Small File PhotoSEATTLE — The Coast Guard saved three people Saturday following a medical emergency aboard a 45-foot sailing vessel in Elliot Bay. An adult male aboard a sailing boat used a marine-band radio to hail watchstanders at the 13th Coast Guard District at about 12:25 p.m. Saturday and report his two young daughters were suffering from symptoms commonly...

Coast Guard medevacs woman 300 miles south of New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard medevaced a woman from a cruise ship approximately 300 miles south of New Orleans in the Gulf of Mexico, Saturday.

Coast Guard Evacuates Man Suffering from Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

CHANNEL ISLANDS, Calif. – This evening rescuers from Coast Guard Station Channel Islands and Coast Guard Air Station Los Angeles performed a joint rescue of a 45 year old male reported to be suffering from carbon monoxide poisoning.

Don’t Be The Victim of the Silent Killer

LOS ANGELES – Carbon Monoxide (CO) can be a “silent killer” on houseboats and other recreational vessels. Each year, boaters are injured or killed by preventable carbon monoxide poisoning. Boaters have been poisoned by carbon monoxide in situations such as while setting fishing lines or performing maintenance on their boats while the engine was running. “Teak surfers” or “drag...