Specifically, a Capital City Fire/Rescue boat crew arrived on the scene of the grounding to save those onboard the vessel. The incident took place on the Mendenhall Bar in Fritz Cove at approximately 4:30 p.m.


A 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew from Coast Guard Station Juneau arrived on scene and took aboard all six people, then brought them to a boat launch in Auke Bay.

There were no injuries from the incident.

Petty Officer 2nd Class Jesse Dyals, a Coast Guard response boat coxswain on the case commented

It’s awesome to be able to count on Capital City Fire/Rescue as our partner on search and rescue cases.

The Petty Officer concluded that the positive outcome is that everyone was wearing a life jacket.