December 2, 2023
An Oceanside Fireplace Division lifeguard division jet ski. Picture by way of @OceansideKick X

Lifeguard items responded Sunday to a sinking vessel a mile and a half off the Oceanside Harbor.

At 11 a.m. Sunday, occupants aboard a 22-foot Striper sport fishing boat referred to as 911 and mentioned they have been taking in water, based on the Oceanside Fireplace Division.

It was reported the vessel had capsized and all 4 occupants have been within the ocean, with two victims utilizing flotation units. The primary responding lifeguard was capable of safe all 4 victims within the water till extra items arrived.

An Oceanside Fireplace and Lifeguard Marine Security Unit boat arrived shortly and eliminated the victims from the water. The capsized vessel was turned over to TowBoat US for the salvage operation. Fireplace division personnel transported all 4 victims again to the launch ramp dock.

There have been no reported accidents.

Three engines, one chief officer, one ladder truck, one ambulance and 18 fireplace personnel have been concerned with the ocean rescue. San Diego County Sheriff ASTREA, United States Coast Guard and Camp Pendleton Fireplace Division additionally assisted.

The Oceanside Fireplace Division reminds boating fans that life jackets save lives.

Underneath California legislation, a life jacket should be carried for every individual on board a vessel.

Metropolis Information Service contributed to this text.