Shoreline Fire responds to medical emergency on boat off Point Wells

Monday, December 21, 2020

A pretty white cabin cruiser floats just offshore. Two people in yellow rainsuits and boots are knee deep in water, floating a small rubber boat between them. Two people in yellow rain jackets are on shore. The whole scene is lit with floodlights. Tiny waves are breaking on the beach.
Fire crews prepare to transport a patient from boat to hospital
Photo courtesy Shoreline Fire


At approximately 1:45am Sunday, Shoreline Fire was dispatched to a vessel off Point Wells that couldn’t make it into shore because of the low tide.

One of the three individuals on the boat called 911 for a medical emergency.

At Point Wells, crews were able to drive close to the scene
Photo courtesy Shoreline Fire

After 30 minutes of working with several agencies: USGS, Norcom, Edmonds PD, and SCM16, they transported the female by medics to a local hospital.




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