Coast Guard Searching For 2 Missing Firefighters Who Disappeared Off Florida Coast During Fishing Trip
Their families notified the Coast Guard after the pair failed to return home that evening. The Coast Guard deployed a search plane and several boats and are being assisted by the Navy and Brevard County Sheriff's Office.
McCluney works as a firefighter for the city of Jacksonville while Walker is a master technician for the Fairfax County, Virginia Fire and Rescue Department.
McCluney's wife wrote in a Facebook post that the Coast Guard moved its search north.
Though the Coast Guard was notified that a debris field was spotted 50 miles east of St. Augustine, the agency confirmed it was unrelated to the missing firefighters.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville Command Center at 904-714-7558.
First published on August 18, 2019 / 5:00 PM
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