Clearwater Coast Guard rescues over 200 residents in first two days after Hurricane Ian hits Florida

Stassy Olmos in Clearwater with Coast Guard rescue crews. Posted at 10:18 PM, Sep 30, 2022 SANIBEL, Fla. — The U.S. Coast Guard District 7 out of C...

October 1, 2022
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Stassy Olmos in Clearwater with Coast Guard rescue crews. Posted at 10:18 PM, Sep 30, 2022 SANIBEL, Fla. — The U.S. Coast Guard District 7 out of Clearwater has been flying search and rescue missions in Southwest Florida since Hurricane Ian made landfall, so far rescuing more than 200 people and 50 animals.'A good job on the people below who did need help and who thought out of the box and signaled ton us, whether that was a flashlight or writing help in the sand or just being outside waving around, that's what we're out there for,' said Savannah Brewer, a flight mechanic flying missions with District 7.

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