12.13.2007

Coast Guard rescues pets from NW floods

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SEATTLE - Petty Officer Second Class Steve Sergeiko delivers a rescued dog into the hands of an emergency service worker Dec. 4 at Chehalis High School's football field in Chehalis, Wash. The Coast Guard along with several other state and federal agencies rescued 106 people and six animals from flooding in the Pacific Northwest over the course of two days. (Official Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer Second Class Shawn Eggert)




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SEATTLE - Petty Officer 2nd Class Travis Vanzandt carries in his arms a young child followed by family members and their dog during the Northwest flood incident in Washington today. Rescues were conducted in remote and inaccessible locations where people were in need of immediate evacuation and medical assistance. The helicopter crew is homeported at Coast Guard Air Station Astoria, Ore. (Official Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Mariana O'Leary)

1 comment:

sandy99 said...

Yes, it can be done! Family stays whole!