Coast Guard working with other agencies to rescue person in water

BOSTON (D1 Public Affairs) – The Coast Guard is working with several local and state agencies to rescue a person from the water near Fort Wetherill State Park in Jamestown, R.I., today. Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England received a 911 call from a good Samaritan at about 4:30 p.m., stating that someone in the water appeared to be in trouble. The caller and another person had unsuccessfully...

Coast Guard rescues man stranded on rocks

BOSTON – A Station Castle Hill, Rhode Island, 25-foot response boat crew working closely with the Newport Fire Department rescued a man stranded on some rocks at 7:08 p.m., at Kings Beach yesterday. A Newport police officer called the Coast Guard station after he watched the man go into the water after warning him not to drive home because he was drinking. The Coast Guard boat, the Newport Fire...