The Premiere Website For Police News In Texas

          
The Most Viewed Police News Website In Texas
 

Coast Guard rescues 8 from burning boat
Freeport
   
 
More Today's News:
ߦ   Woman, 21, killed in Conroe motorcycle wreck was deputy
ߦ   Austin Police Department - Modified Police Academy
ߦ   City of Friendswood: Full-Time Peace Officer & Part-Time Public Service Officer
ߦ   City of Santa Fe: Entry Level Police Officer Exam
ߦ   Great Careers - Houston Police Dept. Is Hiring
ߦ   3 Jailed In New Caney Drug Busts [MUG SHOTS]
ߦ   Aransas Pass Police Activity Blotter
ߦ   Arpaio/Klayman file appellate brief in D.C. Circuit to invalidate Obama's executive action on amnesty
ߦ   Austin Police Dept 2014 Murder #20: UPDATE
ߦ   Beaumont Police Arrest Burglary Suspect
ߦ   Burnet County Sheriff Inmate Arrests Summary
ߦ   BUSTED & CUFFED
ߦ   Charge upgraded in crash that killed Nederland teen
ߦ   College Station Police Significant Activity Report
ߦ   Crime Stoppers Reward Offered In Home Invasion Case
ߦ   FBI List Most Wanted Terrorist
ߦ   Fort Worth Police Officer Involved In Shooting
ߦ   Fort Worth Residential Structure Fire with Fatality 2812 Finley St
ߦ   Friendswood Fire Marshal’s Office to Host Skywarn Class
ߦ   Friendswood Police Release Annual Crime Report for 2014
ߦ   Missing, Abducted and Lost Children
ߦ   Montgomery County Deputy Killed In Motorcycle Crash
ߦ   Montgomery County Deputy Seriously Injured When Hit By Car
ߦ   One year later, investigators continue to seek information in murder of Cypress area family
ߦ   Police Conduct Death Investigation on Paul Jones Avenue
ߦ   Police searching for 'person of interest' in death of Kilgore man [MUG SHOT]
ߦ   Police ticket driver for “eating while driving” under the distracted driving law.[WATCH]
ߦ   Sheriff Garcia Helps Launch National Immigration Task Force
ߦ   Shooter convicted of murder in 2007 Port Arthur murder
ߦ   Texas bill would authorize teachers to use deadly force against students (poll)
ߦ   Update: Reed’s BBQ Burglar Becomes Serial
ߦ   West Coast Homicide Suspect Arrested in San Antonio
ߦ   12 inmates lined up for 2015 executions in Texas
ߦ   Ala. officer dies in crash of his patrol car
ߦ   APD Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Unit are seeking possible witnesses to biohazard spill
ߦ   Aransas Pass Police Activity Blotter
ߦ   Aransas Pass Police Ask, "Are You Trying To Reach Us?"
ߦ   Austin Police Dept. Fatality Crash #10
ߦ   Beaumont Police Department hosts annual awards banquet today
ߦ   Burnet County Sheriff's Office Inmate Arrests Summary
ߦ   City of Friendswood Named One Of Top 100 Safest Cities
ߦ   College Station Police Dept. Significant Activity Summary
ߦ   Conroe Police Dept. Case Tracking Log
ߦ   Corpus Christi Police Patrol Report 01/29/2015
ߦ   Corpus Christi Police Stop Forgery Operation
ߦ   Daily Bulletin - Arrests - Galveston County
ߦ   Denton County Man Guilty of Wire Fraud Charges
ߦ   Driver fights company over bill for wrongfully towed car [WATCH]
ߦ   Driver kills himself after brief chase on Crystal Beach
ߦ   Four people in custody for participating in a planned bank robbery in 2010 [PHOTOS]

   Next >>
 
Search Archives:
Seven adults and one child were rescued Saturday from a fishing vessel that caught fire 3 miles southeast of the Freeport jetties.

The Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston received a mayday call around 5 p.m. from a crew member reporting that the 48-foot fishing vessel was on fire and they were preparing to abandon ship.

Two rescue boats were immediately launched to assist. Rescuers contained the fire and took its eight passengers to the Bridge Harbor Yacht Club in good condition.

The fishing vessel was then taken in tow back to Station Freeport.

"Today's case is a great example of how having proper safety equipment and being ready for anything can make a difference," said Melissa McCafferty, the command duty officer at Sector Houston-Galveston. "Not only did all members aboard the vessel have life jackets, they also had a six-man life raft in case the situation further deteriorated."


Comments:
Bravo to the CG!
Posted by Les at 6/2/2014 3:50:53 PM

Post a comment
Name/Nickname:
(required)
Email Address: (must be a valid address)
(will not be published or shared)
Comments: (plain text only)
Printer Friendly Format  Printer Friendly Format    Send to a Friend  Send to a Friend    RSS Feed  RSS Feed
  Share   Share link on Twitter Tweet  
© 1999-2015 The Police News. All rights reserved.