Coast Guard crews rescue 22 people, 2 dogs in Midwest during historic floods

PADUCAH, Ky. — Coast Guard Disaster Area Response Teams (DART) have rescued 22 people and two dogs from flood waters in the Midwest as of Monday. In the latest rescue, Livingston County Emergency Management requested Coast Guard assistance with three persons trapped in their home by rising water. A Coast Guard HH-65 Dolphin Helicopter and crew launched from Barkley Regional Airport. Once on scene,...

Coast Guard responding to Nashville flooding

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The Coast Guard Marine Safety Detachment here is working closely with local, state, federal and industry partners to conduct search and rescue operations and implement contingency plans to help minimize the impact of flooding.