MIL-OSI Security: VIDEO AVAILABLE: Coast Guard rescues surfer near Big Lagoon 

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Source: United States Coast Guard

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U.S. Coast Guard 11th District Pacific Southwest
Contact: 11th District Public Affairs
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Coast Guard rescues surfer near Big Lagoon 

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MCKINLEYVILLE, Calif. — The Coast Guard rescued a surfer near Big Lagoon, Friday evening.

Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay watchstanders received a report at approximately 4 p.m. Friday from a good Samaritan who stated there was a person in the water who appeared to be in distress.

Watchstanders directed the launch of a Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew to the scene. The aircrew arrived on scene at approximately 5 p.m., hoisted the surfer into the helicopter and transferred the survivor to awaiting EMS on shore.

There were no reported medical concerns.

-USCG-

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