At 9:05 PM we were dispatched to the beach in the 5400 block of West Beach Drive to investigate a possible flare sighting. We determined it was likely fireworks from beaches to our south.
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At 9:17 AM, we were dispatched to the beach in the area of West 7th Place to assist Oak Island Fire Department and Brunswick County EMS with a patient transport off the beach. It was unknown if the female suffered a cardiac arrest or drowning, but a bystander removed her from the water and provided […]
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If you saw or heard us last night in the area of East 29th, we were responding, along with Oak Island Fire Department and Oak Island Police Department, to a report of flares seen well off-shore. There were thunderstorms off the coast creating lightning in the distance, but what was likely seen was “chaff” from […]
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We were dispatched along with Oak Island Fire Department, Oak Island Police Department, and Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office for a report of a raft about 1 mile south of the Oak Island Pier. It was unknown if anyone was on the raft and was barely visible from shore. We responded with 2 trucks, our surf-launch […]
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We were dispatched to the 4500 block of West Beach drive for a report of a woman chasing a dog far off-shore. The call was cancelled shortly after it was dispatched when she was reported to be safely back on shore, with the dog.
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We responded to a call from an 18′ Jon Boat that was reported to be taking on water north of Battery Island, between the island and downtown Southport. We were advised there were 3 adults, 1 child, and 2 dogs on the boat. The Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office Marine Patrol boat was also dispatched to […]
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The hopper dredge has been delayed from its project in Lockwoods Folly Inlet. This is the Hydrosurvey dated April 29th 2020: And this is the updated Hydrosurvey posted June 9th 2020: The work completed by the Sidecast Dredge can be seen in the comparison between the two Hydrosurveys. What is important to note is the […]
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Please join us in thanking Kevin for his many years of service to Oak Island Water Rescue and the residents and visitors of our little paradise. Kevin has long been a valued member of our team, and was instrumental in getting GPS routes marked in all the local creeks, made sure our facilities were in […]
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We were dispatched by Oak Island Fire Department to assist with a patient transport off the beach. We responded with truck 4482 to help, but the patient refused medical treatment.
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We were dispatched to assist with a medical transport off the beach near The Lazy Turtle restaurant. We were cancelled enroute when our services were no longer needed.
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