Month: March 2021

Two People Stuck on Sandbar

Yesterday at 4:47 pm, Oak Island Water Rescue and Oak Island Fire Department were dispatched for a report of two persons who had gone out to a sandbar (at lower tide) between the Kings Lynn Drive side of the point and Sheep Island. After the arrival of Oak Island Fire Department’s Engine 171, it was […]

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Male Struggling After Falling Off Longboard

We, along with Oak Island Fire Department, were dispatched the The Point regarding a man that had fallen off a longboard into the cold water. He was reported to be struggling in the water and unable to get back on the board, or stay on the board. We took 4491, our surf-launch boat, from it’s […]

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10 Year Old Boy Stuck on Sandbar

We were dispatched for a report of a 10 year old boy that was stuck on a sandbar just north of The Point in Lockwoods Folly Inlet. The tide was rising, causing current to push him further from shore until he reached a sandbar. He was wearing a life jacket, but was unable to paddle […]

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Transport Firefighters to Brush Fire

A 911 caller reported a brush fire burning on Sheep Island and Oak Island Fire Department requested our assistance to transport firefighters from The Point to the location of the fire. Upon arrival, it was determined the fire was actually on the mainland side of Lockwoods Folly Inlet and Tri-Beach Fire Department handled the fire.

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Medical Emergency on Sailboat

A gentleman called 911 and advised the operator that he was having a medical emergency on a sailboat that was anchored near the intersection of Davis Canal and the Intercoastal Waterway. We responded by launching boat 4490 from Blue Water Point Marina and our 2-man crew quickly found the man. He was loaded onto our […]

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