Coast Guard, Kotzebue Fire Department conduct ice rescue training

Coast Guard, Kotzebue Fire Department conduct ice rescue training
Nick Jicha, a Kotzebue Fire Department volunteer firefighter, grins with icicles on his face and ice rescue gear, after performing a simulated ice rescue in Kotzebue, Alaska, March 19, 2019. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Petty Officer Matthew Schofield. JUNEAU, Alaska – Coast Guard members from the Ninth Coast Guard District trained Kotzebue Fire Department and Coast Guard Seventeenth District...

Coast Guard, local agencies rescue 2 off large ice floe near Presque Isle Park

Coast Guard, local agencies rescue 2 off large ice floe near Presque Isle Park
Members of Coast Guard Station Marquette and Marquette Fire Rescue return to shore after rescuing two men from a large ice floe off of Presque Isle Park, April 2, 2015. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Gerard Gagnon) MARQUETTE, Mich. – The Coast Guard and Marquette Fire and Sheriff’s Departments assisted two persons back to shore after the ice on which they were walking broke...

Coast Guard helps rescue fisherman who fell through ice near Presque Isle Harbor

Coast Guard helps rescue fisherman who fell through ice near Presque Isle Harbor
First responders from Coast Guard Station Marquette, Mich., Marquette City Fire Department and Marquette County Sherriff’s Office bring a fisherman safely back to shore after the man fell through the ice about 300 yards off of Presque Isle Harbor, MARQUETTE , Mich. – Coast Guard and Marquette County and City first responders teamed up to bring a man to safety after he fell through the ice approximately...

Coast Guard, Ottawa County, Jerusalem Township first responders assist injured snowmobiler off ice

Coast Guard, Ottawa County, Jerusalem Township first responders assist injured snowmobiler off ice
CLEVELAND — Personnel from the Coast Guard and first responders from Ottawa County and Jerusalem Township teamed up to assist an injured snowmobiler off the ice near Crane Creek, Ohio, early Sunday afternoon. At 10:30 a.m., a watchstander at Coast Guard Station Marblehead, Ohio, received a request for assistance, from the Ottawa County Sheriff’s dispatcher, in searching for and assisting an...

Coast Guard and Chicago Fire Department rescue man from icy Lake Michigan

Coast Guard and Chicago Fire Department rescue man from icy Lake Michigan
CLEVELAND – The Coast Guard and the Chicago Fire Department teamed together to rescue a man from icy Lake Michigan, Thursday afternoon. At about 3:30 p.m. CST, a watchstander at Coast Guard Station Calumet Harbor, in Chicago, received a call from the Chicago 911 Central Dispatch reporting a man was stuck in the ice in the vicinity of East 75th Street in Chicago. An ice rescue team from the station...

Coast Guard rescues 2 from ice floe in Saginaw Bay

Coast Guard rescues 2 from ice floe in Saginaw Bay
CLEVELAND — The Coast Guard rescued two people from an ice floe in Saginaw Bay about four miles from Hampton Charter Township early Monday afternoon. At 2:40 p.m., a watchstander at Coast Guard Station Saginaw River in Essexville, Mich., was relayed a 911 call from Tuscola County reporting that two men were stranded on an ice floe in Saginaw Bay. An ice rescue team launched aboard a Special...