We keep our posts focused on water safety and water rescue, but here’s a rare exception as the issue is health related to our local waterway. Read the complete WWAY story here.
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We’ve been out on the water quite a bit lately to ensure the boats are ready for the upcoming busy season. It is also a good opportunity to refresh our skills and tactics.
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This morning Oak Island Water Rescue, Oak Island Fire Department, Oak Island Police Department, and Brunswick County EMS were dispatched for a medical emergency on the beach near the SE 74th St beach access. Bystanders on the scene started CPR and a rapid response by the multiple public safety agencies resulted in advanced life support […]
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Boat 4490 was on the water yesterday doing bottom contour mapping on the AICW (Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway), Elizabeth River, Coward Creek, Molasses Creek, Piney Point Creek, Dutchman Creek, and Beaver Dam Creek. When we map the area waterways, we create a road map on the boat’s GPS, which allows us to respond quickly and safely. […]
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The Oak Island Mardi Gras parade was a great time yesterday. Many people came out for the event. Oak Island Water Rescue was well represented and tossed bags full of candy to the kiddos (and a few adults who yelled “Where’s my candy?”).
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