Jacksonville, FL–Two off-duty firefighters have been reported lost at sea since Friday, Aug. 16, near Port Canaveral, Florida CBP Air and Marine Operations (AMO) is currently conducting search and rescue missions in hopes of locating the two men.
AMO in Jacksonville has deployed a P-3 Orion Long Range Tracker crew, two Multi-Role Enforcement Aircraft crews, and a marine crew onboard an Interim Midnight Express to assist in the search.
AMO in Jacksonville has been closely communicating with the U.S. Coast Guard in an effort to find the vessel and the individuals.
“I’ve seen the incredible support the families of these two men are receiving on social media,” said Director of Air and Marine Operations Jesse Wozniak. “There are a lot of people working to find them and praying for their safety. We are launching crews and assets with advanced maritime search capability in coordination with the Coast Guard to try to find them.”