Coast Guard rescues 4 from boat fire, responds to capsized boat with 2 aboard

Coast Guard rescues 4 from boat fire, responds to capsized boat with 2 aboard
A sport fishing boat burns about 9 miles south of Surfside, Texas, after the four people aboard abandoned ship to their life raft Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017.  U.S. Coast Guard photo. HOUSTON — Coast Guard Station Freeport crews responded to two consecutive maritime emergencies to save people from the water Sunday afternoon. At 1:03 p.m., four people aboard a 1974, 40-foot, Viking sport fishing boat,...

Coast Guard responds to boat fire near Jeffreys Ledge, off Maine coast

Coast Guard responds to boat fire near Jeffreys Ledge, off Maine coast
BOSTON — Crews from Coast Guard Station South Portland, Maine, and Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod responded to a report of a fishing boat fire Wednesday, about six miles from Jeffreys Ledge, a fishing area which stretches from the coast of Rockport to just southeast of Cape Elizabeth, Maine. A crewmember aboard the 40-foot fishing boat Gretchen Marie contacted watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector...