Coast Guard, Los Angeles City Fire Department successfully test oil spill equipment

SAN PEDRO, Calif. – The Coast Guard and the Los Angeles City Fire Department successfully teamed up to test whether the Coast Guard’s Vessel of Opportunity Oil Skimming System (VOSS) could be deployed on LAFD Fireboat #2, March 7 in San Pedro, Calif. With the operation successfully completed, the first-of-its-kind test gives the Coast Guard another asset to use should a large scale oil spill response...