FWC and Coast Guard continue pollution removal operations in Panama City, Fla.

FWC and Coast Guard continue pollution removal operations in Panama City, Fla.
Emergency Support Function 10 (ESF-10) salvage teams create a boom around a displaced vessel to contain hazardous material in the Watson Bayou, Panama City, FL.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Paul Dragin. PANAMA CITY, FLA – The Emergency Support Function 10 (ESF-10) Unified Command continues to make progress in its mission to mitigate pollution threats from vessels displaced...

Coast Guard provide resources for boaters in the aftermath of Hurricane Michael

Coast Guard provide resources for boaters in the aftermath of Hurricane Michael
Coast Guard Petty Officer 2nd Class TJ James and Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Investigative Lieutenant James Holcomb address vessel removal questions from residents of Cooks Bayou in Panama City, Fla., Nov. 2, 2018.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Paul Dragin. MIRAMAR BEACH, FLA. — In the wake of Hurricane Michael, the top priority of the Florida Fish...

Coast Guard and FWC teams assess vessels affected by Hurricane Michael

Coast Guard and FWC teams assess vessels affected by Hurricane Michael
Coast Guard Petty Officer 2nd Class Valerie Van Tine and Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Investigator David Terrones assess vessels for damage and possible pollution in Massalina Bayou, Panama City, Oct. 31, 2018. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Petty Officer Gail Dale. MIRAMAR BEACH, FLA. – The U.S. Coast Guard and Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission teams for Emergency...

Coast Guard cutter returns to homeport after Hurricane Michael relief mission

Coast Guard cutter returns to homeport after Hurricane Michael relief mission
Coast Guard crew members from Station Panama City and the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Vice, a 75-foot Class Inland Construction Tender assist Panama City residents after the wake of Hurricane Michael, Tuesday Oct. 23, 2018.During relief efforts, Coast Guard crews collected data on damages, assisted community members and addressed concerns with aids to navigation caused by Hurricane Michael along...

Unified command established for Hurricane Michael pollution response

Unified command established for Hurricane Michael pollution response
MIRAMAR BEACH, FLA. – An Emergency Support Function 10 Unified Command for Hurricane Michael with representatives from the U.S. Coast Guard and Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) was established Monday to oversee the assessment and removal of hazardous materials from Florida’s waterways in the aftermath of the storm. “The Coast Guard and FWC’s mission after a storm’s...

Coast Guard Captain of the Port updates port conditions across Florida Panhandle

Coast Guard Captain of the Port updates port conditions across Florida Panhandle
MOBILE, Ala. — The Coast Guard Captain of the Port Mobile has established port condition recovery status with additional parameters, Saturday. As of 12 p.m., Saturday, October 13: The Gulf Intracoastal Waterway east of mile marker 293 is closed The port of Panama City is open with the restriction of daylight traffic only The port of Pensacola is open The Gulf Intracoastal Waterway west of mile marker...

Coast Guard continues to respond to Hurricane Michael

Coast Guard continues to respond to Hurricane Michael
A Coast Guard Air Station Savannah helicopter crew performs door-to-door welfare checks in Panama City, Florida, following Hurricane Michael. The aircrew flew multiple assessment flights throughout Panama City to assess the damage caused by Hurricane Michael. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Air Station Savannah) MOBILE, Ala. — Coast Guard crews continued response efforts along the path of Hurricane...

Coast Guard medevacs woman from Panama City neighborhood

Coast Guard medevacs woman from Panama City neighborhood
An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter rescue crew medevacs a survivor of Hurricane Michael in Panama City, Oct. 10, 2018. MOBILE, Ala. — A Coast Guard aircrew medevaced a woman from a Panama City neighborhood surrounded by flood waters from Hurricane Michael, Wednesday evening. While conducting post-hurricane search and rescue operations, the Coast Guard Aviation Training Center Mobile MH-65 Dolphin aircrew...

Coast Guard Hurricane Michael response

Coast Guard Hurricane Michael response
An HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircrew from Coast Guard Aviation Training Center Mobile conducted an over-flight of the aftermath of Hurricane Michael, Oct. 11, 2018. MOBILE, Ala. — Coast Guard crews continue response efforts along the path of Hurricane Michael, Thursday. As of 6:30 p.m., Coast Guard crews have rescued approximately 40 people and assisted 232. Coast Guard shallow-water response teams have...