Coast Guard, local agencies respond to vessel fire in American Samoa

Coast Guard, local agencies respond to vessel fire in American Samoa
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard is working with the American Samoa Department of Homeland Security and local agencies to respond to a fire aboard a fishing vessel in the port of Pago Pago, America Samoa Wednesday. The vessel was towed offshore to limit the impact to the port and residents of American Samoa. Additional Coast Guard responders and resources are en route and will work with the port partners,...

Coast Guard conducts medevac from fishing vessel near Kiribati

Coast Guard conducts medevac from fishing vessel near Kiribati
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard medically evacuated a crewmember from a fishing vessel located approximately 280 miles southwest of Kanton Island, Kiribati, Tuesday. At 11:35 a.m., Monday, watchstanders at the Joint Rescue Coordination Center Honolulu received notification from the fishing vessel Jeanette regarding a crewmember who suffered stroke like symptoms. A Coast Guard flight surgeon was consulted...