Coast Guard rescues two fishermen near Matagorda, Texas

HOUSTON — The Coast Guard rescued two fishermen who became stranded after their vessel drifted away while they were wade fishing approximately a quarter-mile from shore in East Matagorda Bay, Texas, Thursday morning. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a report at approximately 8:30 p.m. Wednesday evening from the crews of two passing tug boats who Leer másCoast Guard rescues two fishermen near Matagorda, Texas[…]

Coast Guard responds to flooding near Beaumont, Texas

HOUSTON​ —​ Coast Guard crews are responding to reports of flooding near Beaumont, Texas, Thursday. Shallow water response teams from Marine Safety Unit Baton Rouge as well as helicopters from Air Station Houston are standing by to respond to requests for assistance.​ USCG members are currently staged in the emergency operations centers in Jefferson County, Harris Leer másCoast Guard responds to flooding near Beaumont, Texas[…]

Coast Guard medevacs mariner 46 miles offshore Galveston, Texas

HOUSTON — The Coast Guard medevaced a 53-year-old man approximately 46 miles offshore of Galveston, Texas, Tuesday evening. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a request from the motor vessel Seacharm stating their chief engineer was experiencing symptoms of a heart attack and was in need of medical assistance.Watchstanders consulted with the duty flight surgeon Leer másCoast Guard medevacs mariner 46 miles offshore Galveston, Texas[…]

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