Coast Guard medevacs man south of Fire Island Inlet, New York

Coast Guard medevacs man south of Fire Island Inlet, New York
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Corinne Zilnicki NEW YORK – A Coast Guard boatcrew medically evacuated a 17-year-old boy suffering Saturday afternoon south of Fire Island Inlet, New York. At approximately 12:15 p.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound received a report stating a young man aboard a Laura Lee Express was experiencing...

Coast Guard suspends search for man missing off Long Beach, N.Y.

Coast Guard suspends search for man missing off Long Beach, N.Y.
U.S. Coast Guard file photo NEW YORK — The Coast Guard suspended their search Monday night for a 30-year-old man missing in the waters off Long Beach, New York. Missing is Neil Gibbons, a native of Ireland. Gibbons was last seen swimming with friends off Long Beach, in the vicinity of Long Beach Boulevard, at 2 a.m., Monday. The friends made it safely to shore and called 911. Nassau County dispatchers...

Coast Guard rescues kite surfer near Fire Island, NY

Coast Guard rescues kite surfer near Fire Island, NY
45-foot Response Boat – Medium (U.S. Coast Guard File photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Matthew S. Masaschi) NEW YORK — Crewmembers from Coast Guard Station Fire Island rescued a kite surfer in distress off Democrat Point, Long Island, New York, Sunday. At approximately 11:15 a.m., watchstanders at Station Fire Island received a call from West Islip Police Department advising them that a kite surfer...

Coast Guard medevacs diver 20-miles southeast of Fire Island

Coast Guard medevacs diver 20-miles southeast of Fire Island
NEW YORK – Crews from Coast Guard Station Fire Island and EMT personnel from Suffolk County conduct a medevac of a man in Babylon, New York, on August 26, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Station Fire Island) NEW YORK – A Coast Guard Station Fire Island boatcrew medevaced a diver Saturday afternoon, 20 miles southeast of the Fire Island Inlet. At approximately 1:15 p.m. a crewmember...

Coast Guard ends search for missing swimmer off Smith Point Beach, N.Y.

Coast Guard ends search for missing swimmer off Smith Point Beach, N.Y.
USCG File Photo NEW YORK – The Coast Guard ended their search for a possible person in the water near Smith Point Beach, New York, Monday. The search was ended after a body matching the description of the missing person was located and recovered along Smith Point Beach near Old Inlet. Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound received report at approximately 6:50 a.m., Monday, that a Suffolk County shore...

Coast Guard, local agencies searching for missing swimmer off Smith Point Beach, N.Y.

Coast Guard, local agencies searching for missing swimmer off Smith Point Beach, N.Y.
45-foot Response Boat – Medium (U.S. Coast Guard File photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Matthew S. Masaschi) NEW YORK — Coast Guard rescue crews and local agencies are searching for a swimmer who reportedly went missing off Smith Point Beach, Sunday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound were notified by the Suffolk County Police Department at about 6:40 p.m., of an African American...

Coast Guard rescues 4 from vessel taking on water near Captree Island

Coast Guard rescues 4 from vessel taking on water near Captree Island
US Coast Guard File Photo NEW YORK — Crewmembers from Coast Guard Station Fire Island rescued four people in distress near Captree State Park, New York, Sunday afternoon. At approximately 2:15 p.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound received a call from Suffolk County Dispatch stating a vessel with four people aboard was taking on water near Captree Island. Sector Long Island...

Coast Guard crewmembers administer first aid to 50-year-old boater at Fire Island

Coast Guard crewmembers administer first aid to 50-year-old boater at Fire Island
Coast Guard Station Fire Island crewmembers administer first aid to a 50-year-old man at Station Fire Island, Long Island, New York, May 18, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2ns Class Jonathan Javier) NEW YORK – Coast Guard Station Fire Island crewmembers administer first aid to a 50-year-old man at Station Fire Island, Long Island, New York, Thursday afternoon. Watchstanders at Coast...

Coast Guard rescues kayaker near Captree State Park, New York

Coast Guard rescues kayaker near Captree State Park, New York
NEW YORK – Coast Guard crewmembers from Station Fire Island help transfer a man to Emergency Medical Service personnel on May 16, 2017. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Station Fire Island) NEW YORK – The Coast Guard rescued a 58-year old man hanging onto a mooring buoy after his kayak overturned near Captree State Park, New York, early Tuesday morning. At approximately 5:00 a.m., a...