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Houston: Coast Guard responds after Hurricane Harvey

U.S. Coast Guard continues to conduct urban search and rescue in the greater Houston area. Coast Guard aircrews conducted two medical transfers of two critical patients from local hospitals to Memorial Herman Hospital medical center Sunday night. “Our crews have been operating non-stop,” said Capt. Kevin Oditt, Coast Guard Incident Commander. “This is an all hands on deck event bringing crews from all over the nation to help with our response.” click here to read the story  click here for more images13:14

Coast Guard Responds to Fishing Vessel in distress off South Carolina coast

USCGThe Coast Guard responded to a vessel taking on water Saturday, 48 miles southeast of Folly Beach, South Carolina. No injuries were reported, and the vessel did not sink. Watchstanders in the Coast Guard Sector Charleston command center received a report of the situation at 4:10 a.m., from the captain of the 37-foot commercial fishing vessel.  Read the rest here 17:26

76-foot F/V Neptune sinking, fuel spill in Haines, Alaska – Coast Guard responds

uscg-logoWatchstanders at Sector Juneau received a report from the Haines harbormaster of the sunken vessel early Saturday.  The harbormaster reported the vessel was discharging fuel and that boom had been placed around the vessel to contain the spill. [email protected]  19:34

Coast Guard responds to grounded F/V Neahkahnie near Whidbey Island, Wash.

SEATTLE — Coast Guard crews and members of the Washington Department of Ecology are responding to a fishing vessel run aground on the west side of Whidbey Island, Wash., early Tuesday. continued   Q13 FOX, KCPQ-TV

Coast Guard responds to fishing vessel fire off Grays Harbor, Wash. 314-foot F/V Arctic Storm reported an uncontrollable engine room fire

ASTORIA, Ore. — The Coast Guard is responding to a fire aboard a vessel approximately 32 miles west of Grays Harbor, Wash., Monday. Coast Guard Sector Columbia River received a call from the 314-foot fishing vessel Arctic Storm at approximately 3:20 p.m. reporting an uncontrolled engine room fire with 120 people on board. continued  Seattle Times coverage here