At 7:36 PM, officials from Bald Head Island requested mutual aid to rescue a female that was stuck on a sandbar in a creek. It was reported that she was cold and wet, and had been stuck for over 2 hours. It was a chilly evening, with temperatures in the mid-40s with a brisk north […]
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At 10:00 this morning, right at low tide, we were dispatched for a sailboat stuck on a sandbar in the Lockwood Folly Inlet. As with most of our calls, Oak Island Fire Department, Oak Island Police Department, United States Coast Guard, Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office Marine Patrol, and NCMF Marine Patrol were also alerted. We […]
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Mud, swamps, tidal creeks…. these very shallow areas that surround Oak Island change dramatically with the rise and fall of the tide where high grass and oyster beds make it difficult, if not impossible, for any of our three boats to access victims in those locations. If we have an Achilles heel, the marsh areas […]
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