Mayport fisherman burned in accident, airlifted Friday night

The Coast Guard medevaced a 44-year-old man Friday, approximately 40 miles east of Mayport. Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville Command Center watchstanders received notification at 9:40 p.m. that a crewmember aboard the fishing vessel Charlotte Marie had suffered burn injuries during a fire aboard the vessel. An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Savannah, Georgia, was launched at 10:45 p.m. and arrived on scene at 11:15 p.m. The man was hoisted and transported to Florida Health hospital in Jacksonville. –USCG-.,,, A family member tells Action News Jax that the victim is 44 year old Brian Lloyd, owner of the Charlotte Marie fishing boat. Lloyd’s wife Shannon says he suffered first and second degree burns and that his condition is stable. She did not have immediate details about what happened. link 13:24

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