Thursday July, 29 2021 @ 20:21
Nature: Watercraft In Distress
Location: ABOUT 300 YARDS FROM A BUOY
38?°36'4 and 75?°4'56 ,
On Thursday, July 29th, the Indian River (80) and Millville (84) were alerted to assist Bethany Beach (70) with a water rescue incident involving a watercraft in distress as well as injured mariner the marshy area on the west side of the Indian River Inlet.
Emergency response units from Indian River included Utility 80-8 with 80 Marine 1 from the Oak Orchard facility, Brush 80-0 with 80 Marine 2 and Engine #80-1 from the Long Neck facility. All units responded to the Massey’s Landing Public Boat Ramp for launching to the designated area.
80 Marine 2 was launched and did transverse to the designated area prior to being cancelled because the injured mariner was retrieved and transported to nearby awaiting EMS resources as a local marina on the Bethany Beach side of the incident.
80 Marine 1 was prepared to launch and cancelled prior to departure from the Massey’s Landing Public Boat Ramp area.