Coast Guard rescues three people in Lake Tahoe

Coast Guard rescues three people in Lake Tahoe
SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard rescued three people in Lake Tahoe, at approximately 3:30 p.m. Tuesday afternoon. A distress call was received shortly after 3 p.m. reporting that the 25-foot vessel JUST ENOUGH was taking on water near the California And Nevada border of the south shore. Boat crews from Coast Guard Station Lake Tahoe and El Dorado County Sheriffs Department responded to the scene....

Coast Guard responds to a vessel fire in Lake Tahoe

Coast Guard responds to a vessel fire in Lake Tahoe
Passenger vessel Tahoe Queen SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard responded to a passenger vessel that caught fire on Lake Tahoe Tuesday morning. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector San Francisco command center received notification from Coast Guard Station Lake Tahoe that the 119-foot passenger vessel Tahoe Queen was on fire at Zephyr Cove. A Station Lake Tahoe 29-foot Response Boat-Small boatcrew...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing paddle boarder in South Lake Tahoe

Coast Guard suspends search for missing paddle boarder in South Lake Tahoe
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. ­­— The Coast Guard suspended the active on-water search for a possible missing paddle boarder in South Lake Tahoe, Thursday. The Coast Guard will continue to coordinate closely with local law enforcement as they work to locate and determine the identity of the missing person. At 4:24 p.m. Wednesday responders at Coast Guard Sector San Francisco received notification of...

Coast Guard and partner agencies locate missing family on Lake Tahoe

Coast Guard and partner agencies locate missing family on Lake Tahoe
Coast Guard Station Lake Tahoe  25-foot rapid response boats  photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Sherri Eng. SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard and multiple agencies rescued three people Wednesday evening after they were reported missing on Lake Tahoe. At 9:45 p.m., Coast Guard Sector San Francisco Command Center watchstanders received notification from Coast Guard Station Lake Tahoe that a 31-year-old...

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue kayakers in distress on Lake Tahoe

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue kayakers in distress on Lake Tahoe
Coast Guard Station Lake Tahoe maintains and operates two 25-foot rapid response boats and conducts search and rescue, law enforcement and national defense missions. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Sherri Eng. LAKE TAHOE, Calif. — A man and a woman were rescued by the Coast Guard and a good Samaritan after they fell off their kayaks in the vicinity of Incline Beach on North Lake...

Coast Guard, local agencies locate missing father, son on Lake Tahoe

Coast Guard, local agencies locate missing father, son on Lake Tahoe
Coast Guard Station Lake Tahoe crew members participate in two-boat training, Tuesday, June 5, 2012. The crew maintains and operates two 25-foot rapid response boats and conducts search and rescue, law enforcement and national defense missions. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Sherri Eng. SAN FRANCISCO – A father and son were rescued after they were reported overdue near South Lake...

Coast Guard investigates, oversees salvage of Tahoe Queen

Coast Guard investigates, oversees salvage of Tahoe Queen
LAKE TAHOE, Calif. – Coast Guard Sector San Francisco and a commercial salvage team successfully removed the Tahoe Queen, a riverboat-style passenger vessel, from a sandbar off Regan Beach in South Lake Tahoe, Calif., Tuesday afternoon. Watchstanders at Sector San Francisco received a report Monday at 3:37 p.m. from Coast Guard Station Lake Tahoe that a passenger vessel, Tahoe Queen, ran aground...

Coast Guard assists around 296 passengers after vessel runs aground on Lake Tahoe

Coast Guard assists around 296 passengers after vessel runs aground on Lake Tahoe
ALAMEDA, Calif. —The Coast Guard and numerous county and local response agencies assisted in removing 296 people aboard a passenger vessel that ran aground in the vicinity of Tahoe Keys, Calif., Monday afternoon. At approximately 3:37 p.m., Coast Guard Sector San Francisco watchstanders received a notification from Coast Guard Station Lake Tahoe of a passenger vessel, Tahoe Queen, with approximately...