Coast Guard ends search for 2 people in Mobile Bay, Alabama

Coast Guard ends search for 2 people in Mobile Bay, Alabama
USCG MH-65 File Photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard ended its search for two people who reportedly fell off their boat in Mobile Bay, Alabama, Thursday. Local government agency responders recovered two bodies matching the description of the missing people. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday of three people falling off their boat without lifejackets...

Coast Guard to conduct oil spill response test burns on Little Sand Island

Coast Guard to conduct oil spill response test burns on Little Sand Island
MOBILE, Ala. – The Coast Guard Research and Development Center and federal, state and local stakeholders will be conducting a series of controlled test burns of diesel fuel at Little Sand Island in Mobile Bay, Alabama, starting Monday. There will be several test burns during the week that will last for approximately 10 minutes and produce a small plume of black smoke. Pre-planned burns allow researchers...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing sailor in Mobile Bay

Coast Guard suspends search for missing sailor in Mobile Bay
MOBILE –– The Coast Guard has suspended their search for the missing sailor near Mobile Bay, Thursday. Response crews suspended their search at 7:30 p.m. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); The Coast Guard and Alabama Law Enforcement Agency have continuously searched for more than 180 hours, covered more than 9,527 square-miles of water and...

Search for missing boaters in Mobile Bay continues

Search for missing boaters in Mobile Bay continues
MOBILE – The multi-agency search for three missing boaters in the Mobile Bay area will continue through Wednesday evening into Thursday. Since the search began, rescue crews have searched 6,595 square miles and 75 miles of shoreline in Mobile Bay and surrounding areas. Today’s response consisted of: googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); Two Coast...

Coast Guard releases name of deceased man found in Mobile Bay

Coast Guard releases name of deceased man found in Mobile Bay
MOBILE – Coast Guard and Alabama Law Enforcement Agency representatives released the name of the deceased man located yesterday morning. William Glenn Massey, a 67-year old Daphne, Alabama resident was recovered in the vicinity of an offshore gas platform in Mobile Bay, Tuesday. A Good Samaritan discovered the body while fishing in the area, and alerted first responders who recovered the individual....

Search for missing boaters in Mobile Bay to continue through the night

Search for missing boaters in Mobile Bay to continue through the night
USCG MH-65C file photograph by Petty Officer 1st Class Adam Eggers MOBILE – The multi-agency search for three missing boaters in the Mobile Bay area will continue through Tuesday night. The number of missing people was reduced to three when a body was recovered in the vicinity of an offshore gas platform in Mobile Bay earlier today. A Good Samaritan discovered the body while fishing in the area,...

Body of one of the missing boaters in Mobile Bay located

Body of one of the missing boaters in Mobile Bay located
MOBILE – A body was recovered in the vicinity of an offshore gas platform in Mobile Bay, earlier today. A Good Samaritan discovered the body while fishing in the area, and alerted first responders who recovered the individual. The body was brought to Coast Guard Station Dauphin Island. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); The Coast Guard and the...

Coast Guard continues search for missing boaters in Mobile Bay area

Coast Guard continues search for missing boaters in Mobile Bay area
MOBILE – The Coast Guard continues to search for at least five people in the Mobile Bay area Sunday. Rescuers searched throughout the night for the missing boaters and have covered a total of 1,773 square miles as of 11:00 a.m., Sunday. More than 40 people have been rescued by a combined effort of multiple agencies and good Samaritans. One boater was rescued by a Coast Guard Station Dauphin Island...

Coast Guard continues response to barge explosion on ship channel in Mobile Bay

Coast Guard continues response to barge explosion on ship channel in Mobile Bay
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard, additional federal, state and local agencies continue to respond to a barge explosion on the ship channel in Mobile Bay, Ala., Thursday. Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders received the initial notification at 8:40 p.m. Wednesday that there was a barge explosion between the George Wallace Tunnel and the Bankhead Tunnel in Mobile Bay. A total of seven explosions...