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Burlington Coast Guard Station

OVER 100

search and rescue missions a year

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n a summer evening

in 2012, a distress call came in to the 911 center at the Burlington Coast Guard Station. The caller and a friend were clinging to the capsized hull of a sailboat somewhere in the broad lake. They didn’t know the names of the islands they could see and couldn’t recognize any landmarks on shore. Their cell phone was at one bar, and the battery was dying. So was the daylight. 4

Best of Burlington - Summer 2014  

Read about the Burlington Coast Guard Station, the South Village, Lake Champlain and more in the Summer 2014 edition of Best of Burlington.

Best of Burlington - Summer 2014  

Read about the Burlington Coast Guard Station, the South Village, Lake Champlain and more in the Summer 2014 edition of Best of Burlington.