LONG BEACH, Wash. - Coast Guard crews responded to a boat fire approximately 10 miles from the coast of Long Beach, Wash., Monday.
Coast Guard Group/Air Station Astoria received a call at 4 p.m. from a crewman aboard the 60-foot fishing vessel Portlock reporting that the vessel was on fire.
The two crewmembers aboard Portlock were able to relay coordinates to a Coast Guard watchstander before abandoning ship into a liferaft.
The Coast Guard Cutter Active, homeported in
SEATTLE - The Coast Guard is responding to a plane crash in the Columbia River, Ore., near the 17th Street Pier in Astoria, Ore., Friday.
Coast Guard Air Station Astoria received a call from a local civilian reporting that a small plane had crashed into the Columbia River near the 17th Street Pier. The two people in the plane were recovered by the Columbia River Bar pilot boat "Arrow # 2" and taken to the 17th Street Pier where local emergency personnel were waiting.