Coast Guard, Black Bayou fire crew responds to fire on tugboat near Lake Charles, Louisiana

Coast Guard, Black Bayou fire crew responds to fire on tugboat near Lake Charles, Louisiana
HOUSTON — The Coast Guard along with the Black Bayou Fire Department responded to a tugboat fire near Lake Charles, Louisiana, Tuesday. The six people aboard the tug vessel Garyville were able to escape and no injuries were reported. At approximately 1:15 p.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston Command Center received a report from the captain of the tug vessel Garyville, stating...

Coast Guard, NOAA seize 700 pounds of illegally caught shrimp

Coast Guard, NOAA seize 700 pounds of illegally caught shrimp
HOUSTON — A joint law enforcement operation involving Coast Guard crewmembers and agents from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration resulted in the seizure of 700 pounds of illegally caught shrimp in Louisiana waters, Monday. A boarding team from Coast Guard Station Lake Charles along with a NOAA Fisheries enforcement officer were deployed and discovered that the crew of the fishing...

Coast Guard, partner agencies recover body of 2nd missing man in Lake Charles

Coast Guard, partner agencies recover body of 2nd missing man in Lake Charles
HOUSTON — The Coast Guard, Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries and Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office recovered the body of the other missing fisherman on Lake Charles in Louisiana, Sunday morning. A Coast Guard Station Lake Charles response boat crew found the man’s body at 6:53 a.m., 200 yards southeast of where the men’s jon boat had been located. “Our heartfelt...

Coast Guard, partner agencies locate body, search for missing man in Lake Charles

Coast Guard, partner agencies locate body, search for missing man in Lake Charles
HOUSTON — The Coast Guard, Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries and Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office are searching for a missing man Saturday and have located the body of another after two men were reported missing Friday evening, while boating on Lake Charles in Louisiana. A concerned family member contacted Coast Guard Station Lake Charles Friday at 11:20 p.m. reporting the...