Coast Guard, partner agencies suspend searching for missing boater near Fire Island Inlet sendsms x

Coast Guard, partner agencies suspend searching for missing boater near Fire Island Inlet sendsms x
A Coast Guard Station Fire Island boatcrew rescues a distressed boater from an overturned vessel in Fire Island Inlet, October 11, 2016.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Station Fire Island) NEW YORK — The Coast Guard has suspended the search for a missing person in the water near Fire Island Inlet, New York, Wednesday. The 35-hour search was suspended at approximately 6:15 p.m., after search...

Coast Guard, partner agencies searching for a missing boater near Fire Island Inlet

Coast Guard, partner agencies searching for a missing boater near Fire Island Inlet
NEW YORK – Coast Guard and local partner agency crews are searching for a person in the water after responding to an overturned vessel near Port Jefferson Harbor, New York, Tuesday. Missing is a 52-year-old man, last seen wearing a green shirt and jeans. At approximately 6:00 p.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound received a report of a capsized 23-foot recreational vessel...

Coast Guard conducts MEDEVAC near Fire Island, N.Y.

Coast Guard conducts MEDEVAC near Fire Island, N.Y.
U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Station Fire Island NEW YORK — A Coast Guard Station Fire Island rescue crew medically evacuated a man near Fire Island, Saturday. Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound command center received notification at approximately 3:00 p.m., from a 72-foot passenger vessel that reported they had an unconscious 81-year old adult man aboard and requested a medical evacuation. The...

Coast Guard, Partner Agencies suspend search for missing swimmer off Long Beach

Coast Guard, Partner Agencies suspend search for missing swimmer off Long Beach
NEW YORK — The Coast Guard has suspended the search for a possible missing person in the water near Long Beach, New York, Monday. The eight-hour search was suspended after search and rescue crews saturated the area by air and sea with no results and no additional leads. At approximately 10:15 p.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Station Jones Beach received a phone call from the Long Beach Police...

Station Fire Island rescues 4 from disabled sailboat

Station Fire Island rescues 4 from disabled sailboat
A Coast Guard crew from Station Fire Island rescued four people aboard a sailing vessel southwest of the Fire Island Inlet, New York, Sunday.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Station Fire Island) NEW YORK — A crew from Coast Guard Station Fire Island rescued four people aboard a sailing vessel southwest of the Fire Island Inlet, New York, Sunday. At approximately 8:15 a.m., watchstanders at...

Coast Guard rescues surfer in distress near Fire Island, New York

Coast Guard rescues surfer in distress near Fire Island, New York
NEW YORK – A Coast Guard crew rescued a kite surfer one mile southwest of Democrat Point Fire Island, New York, Sept. 3, 2016.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Dan Wishnoff.) NEW YORK – A Coast Guard crew rescued a kite surfer Saturday, one-mile southwest of Democrat Point Fire Island, New York. Coast Guard Station Fire Island received a report of a kite surfer that was...

Coast Guard conducts medevac near Fire Island, N.Y.

Coast Guard conducts medevac near Fire Island, N.Y.
NEW YORK — A Coast Guard Fire Island rescue crew medically evacuated a woman near Fire Island Inlet, Saturday. Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound command center received notification at 3:14 p.m., from a 20-foot pleasure craft that reported they had an unconscious adult female aboard. Coast Guard Station Fire Island watchstandards contacted the vessel via Channel 16 and diverted a Fire Island 29-foot...

Coast Guard, Local Agencies searching for an overdue boater near Gilgo Beach, New York

Coast Guard, Local Agencies searching for an overdue boater near Gilgo Beach, New York
NEW YORK – Coast Guard and partner agency crews are searching for an overdue boater, Sunday in the vicinity of Gilgo Beach, New York. Missing is Andrew Weis, a 48-year-old male. At approximately 9:30 p.m., Saturday, watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound received notification of an overdue boater in an eight-foot white and gray dinghy. Weis’ girlfriend reported that he had left...

Coast Guard Station Fire Island rescues two after boat runs aground

Coast Guard Station Fire Island rescues two after boat runs aground
NEW YORK – Coast Guard Petty Officer 3rd Class Jason Antin from Station Fire Island tends to an individual who sustained injuries following a grounding near Great Captains Island on Aug. 5, 2016.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Station Fire Island) NEW YORK — Crewmembers from Coast Guard Station Fire Island rescued two people after their boat ran aground near East Fire Island, Friday. At...