Coast Guard and Fire Department respond to gasoline sheen in Key Largo

KEY LARGO, Fla. – Coast Guard and Key Largo Fire Department personnel responded to a report of a gasoline sheen originating from a partially sunken vessel in Key Largo Friday. At approximately 6:15 p.m. Friday, Coast Guard Sector Key West, Fla., watchstanders received notification from a good Samaritan that a 20–foot pleasure craft had partially sunk at its slip at Molasses Reef Marina and was...

Coast Guard and partners in the Florida Keys respond to fuel sheen in Key Largo

KEY LARGO, Fla. — Coast Guard Sector Key West and partner agencies in the Florida Keys responded to a report of a fuel sheen in Key Largo, Fla. Tuesday. A Coast Guard Auxiliary Pollution Investigator in the Key Largo area responded immediately and reported a quantity of diesel fuel in the water large enough to warrant further Coast Guard investigation. Based on the Auxiliary pollution investigator’s...

Coast Guard rescues five men near Anclote Key

ANCLOTE KEY, Fla. – The Coast Guard rescued five boaters Tuesday at about 10:30 a.m., after their vessel began taking on water 31 miles west of Anclote Key, Fla.