Coast Guard rescues mother, daughter pulled out to sea by rip tide

Pauline Gross
July 18, 2017

The U.S. Coast Guard says crewmembers rescued four people from a sinking vessel near Captree State Park off the coast of New York's Fire Island.

The unidentified good Samaritan radioed watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Southeastern around 10 a.m. after seeing the 32-foot boat in flames and rescuing the five people on board.

When they arrived on the scene they learned the woman was trying to climb a latter back into her boat, but cut herself on the boats propeller.

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The rescue member put the daughter, who was wearing a life jacket, on the PWC and the mother on a rescue sled behind the PWC.

It was at that time that the rescuer, who has not been identified, contacted the Coast Guard to report the fire and let authorities know he'd rescued five people. After helping the ocean rescue crew member back to the personal water craft, they made it to the Bald Head Island Marina just before 6 p.m.

"We encourage beach-goers to use extreme caution when swimming in the ocean due to the dangers of rip tides".

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