Sailboat in Distress - Point Lookout
By Assistant Fire Chief Edward (Eddie) Raley
September 29, 2020

4-09 Box , 19:21- Boat 4 and Squad 4 were dispatched to Point Lookout State Park for a reported sailboat on the rocks and taking on water. Boat 6 (Valley Lee), USCG and Natural Resources Police were also alerted. Squad 4 and Engine 141 located the vessel off of Point Lookout. Boat 4 and USCG arrived on location at 19:45. The vessel was pulled from the sandbar and towed to Lake Canoy at Point Lookout State Park by USCG. The captain was assessed by EMS due to an ankle injury however the patient refused treatment at the scene. Crews cleared at 21:18.

Units: Boat 4, MSU-4, Squad 4 and Ambulance 497
Mutual Aid: Engine 141, Boat 6, NRP and USCG