Sheriff Air 1 Supports Zekes Island Rescue

NEW HANOVER – Sheriff’s Helicopter Air 1 responded to support in the rescue of several people on Zeke’s Island. The individuals, hiking on the rock jetty, were caught by the rising tide and unable to make it back to Fort Fisher safely. Air 1 provided aerial support with the search light as Federal Point Fire & Rescue officials launched a boat and transported the stranded hikers. Other agencies involved included Kure Beach Police and the US Coast Guard.

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Sheriff's Office: 3950 Juvenile Center Road • Castle Hayne, NC 28429 • Phone 910-798-4200 • Fax 910-798-4212