Medical Emergency on Vessel Brings Strong Response from COMM Firefighters

Person on boat of Collier's Ledge required medical assistance...

From COMM Fire:

At 1054 hours, Centerville-Osterville-Marstons Mills FD received a call for a person on a boat (32 foot intrepid) requiring medical aid in the area of Colliers Ledge by Buoy 5 (Nantucket Sound.)

COMM FD Marine 310, Hyannis FD Marine 808, and Barnstable Harbormaster’s marine unit responded to the scene.

The Harbormaster’s marine unit arrived on location and rendered aid. COMM Car 301 (chief of department) arrived at Craigville Beach and assumed command of the incident. Marine 310 and Marine 808 arrived on location.

The patient was transferred to Marine 808 who brought the patient to the Hyannis Port Yacht Club to meet an HYFD ambulance for transport to Cape Cod Hospital. Coast Guard was notified of the incident and Barnstable County Sheriffs Office marine unit responded to the scene as well.

The extent of the patient’s injuries are unknown. welcomes thoughtful comments and the varied opinions of our readers. We are in no way obligated to post or allow comments that our moderators deem inappropriate. We reserve the right to delete comments we perceive as profane, vulgar, threatening, offensive, racially-biased, homophobic, slanderous, hateful or just plain rude. Commenters may not attack or insult other commenters, readers or writers. Commenters who persist in posting inappropriate comments will be banned from commenting on