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Sanibel Island rescues: Coast guard lifts people, pets off the island by chopper

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  • Video from the U.S. Coast Guard shows a Miami-based aircrew in a MH-65 Dolphin helicopter rescue four people, a dog and three cats from an area around Sanibel Island in southwest Florida on Thursday.
    The Coast Guard says many other rescues were conducted in the same area.
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  • miss rayelyn
    miss rayelyn 2 ай бұрын +986

    As someone who grew up on the coast, the Coast Guard doesn't get the recognition they deserve. They do many heroic tasks with little to no recognition. Thank you to the men and women of the Coast Guard for all you do.

    • Library Nan
      Library Nan Ай бұрын +1

      My dad was in the Coast Guard for 32 years. He always said that he liked that the Coast Guard had peace time missions.

    • Exil Desert
      Exil Desert 2 ай бұрын

      @G@n@21 They don't really consider them to be at the bottom. It's all just jokes. It's due to their very small size and the fact that they're under the dept. of homeland security. But it's all just paling around.

    • Famous Bowl
      Famous Bowl 2 ай бұрын

      F the coast guard they be power tripping!

    • Becca Boone
      Becca Boone 2 ай бұрын +4

      This is true!

    • pittfan0707
      pittfan0707 2 ай бұрын +6

      @G@n@21 it's because they aren't trained killers. They're trained helpers. I'll take that everyday and twice on Sunday.

  • Denise Bain
    Denise Bain 2 ай бұрын +139

    The dog is doing REALLY well! So calm. What a great grandson and bless the rescuers!

    • viskius
      viskius 2 ай бұрын

      Read my name......

  • Letit Bemee
    Letit Bemee 2 ай бұрын +179

    Teary eyed here. Thank you to the Coast Guards for rescuing people & PETS. You guys do not get that much coverage you all are hero's.

    • Green Lawn Farm
      Green Lawn Farm Ай бұрын

      @lora Cobb Are you enjoying the free handouts from the new leader? They are all the same and don't care about you.

    • lora Cobb
      lora Cobb Ай бұрын +1

      De Santos and evil Trump brought that bad karma to florida

    • 自然の少年
      自然の少年 Ай бұрын

      I stand with Green Lawn Farm. Take the old hag directly to jail and lock her up. LOCK HER UP!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    • Green Lawn Farm
      Green Lawn Farm 2 ай бұрын

      @KM Donate all your money to bail out the rich. You don't understand their "need". They are very needy rich people with multimillion dollar mansions. Help save them all. I hope you are happy donating your hard earned money to supporting their beach front lifestyle. How much did you donate to them? Let everyone here know how compassionate you are.

    • Green Lawn Farm
      Green Lawn Farm 2 ай бұрын

      @Maria Bykofsky Yes and all the residents on Sanibel hate tourists, maybe unless they are helping to save them and rebuild their mansions. I hope you donate to rebuild their fancy private island.

  • M J
    M J 2 ай бұрын +49

    What an awesome young man to fly in to be sure she wasn’t alone and take care of his grandmother. ❤ also Awesome job by our coast guard, Tyler and crew we Thank You! 😊

    • Judy Florida
      Judy Florida Ай бұрын

      Better to evacuate before that.

    • Colleen Welch
      Colleen Welch Ай бұрын +5

      I agree, what a caring young man to step up in such a huge way to be there for his grandmother and her beloved fur baby.
      It is so heartbreaking.

    • Veronica C.
      Veronica C. Ай бұрын

      Yes, very heartwarming.

  • Clancy Girl
    Clancy Girl 2 ай бұрын +141

    This is absolutely terrifying ... crying like a baby. I’m so sorry so many people have gone through this tragedy. God be with them all and thank you Coast Guard for all the remarkable rescues you’ve done and continue to do for the state of Florida and its people. Just devastating.

    • viskius
      viskius 2 ай бұрын

      Read my name......

    • James G
      James G 2 ай бұрын

      All these stupid people who didn't evacuate

    • море
      море 2 ай бұрын +1

      Не забудь плакать за Донбас

    • Rurouni Kenshin
      Rurouni Kenshin 2 ай бұрын

      They’re the same people who hate climate activists. I don’t feel bad lol

    • Cuprunnethover
      Cuprunnethover 2 ай бұрын +5

      I know my heart hurts too! 💔

  • Rommel Billman
    Rommel Billman 2 ай бұрын +598

    I’m a retired Coast Guard veteran. Semper Paratus “Always Ready”. guys. We’re a small service with a HUGE JOB! Thank you Tyler and the rest of the crew who were a part of this mission.

    • John Doe
      John Doe 2 ай бұрын +1

      Do you feel like the house was sinking and they had no supplies? Would you risk the 1mill+ heli or send in a 20k boat?
      Thank you for your service.

    • AccursedCow
      AccursedCow 2 ай бұрын

      It's gotta be weird looking down at all of those houses and wreckage knowing that the half ocean you are looking at was once a suburb. Thank you for your service you guys are a real life line to those stranded on the coast.

    • Just Miss Jamey
      Just Miss Jamey 2 ай бұрын

      💜💚

    • Kinsey Compass
      Kinsey Compass 2 ай бұрын +2

      Thank you so much for your service, sir!! That robmonkey character is what we call a TROLL & is not worth your time, sir. I hope you have a blessed day!!💕💙💕💙

    • Judi Grumm
      Judi Grumm 2 ай бұрын +1

      @William Bonney A LOT!

  • Evelyn French
    Evelyn French 2 ай бұрын +100

    All honor to our Coast Guard and all the military services. Thank you for your service. ❤️

    • viskius
      viskius 2 ай бұрын

      Read my name........

  • Library Nan
    Library Nan 2 ай бұрын +104

    My dad was Coast Guard. Behind every one of these Coasties is a family at home dealing with the hurricane aftermath by themselves. Great job Coasties!

    • Melissa
      Melissa Ай бұрын +2

      My Uncle Tom was too , retired after 18-19 years I'm actually from a HUGE military family ... 👪

    • Veronica C.
      Veronica C. Ай бұрын +2

      @Joey Hunter It's a nickname, when I was in xray school in the Navy, one of the students was from the Coast Guard and everyone called him Coastie.

    • viskius
      viskius 2 ай бұрын

      Read my name......

    • Exil Desert
      Exil Desert 2 ай бұрын +2

      @Joey Hunter It's just a nickname members of the US Coast Guard give to each other. It got "coast" in the name...

    • Charles Roche
      Charles Roche 2 ай бұрын +6

      @Joey Hunter Son was in the Coast Guard. Get educated. It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open yur mouth and remove all doubt.

  • Sheila McCurley
    Sheila McCurley 2 ай бұрын +30

    The houses look to be in perfect condition. Says a lot for the builders.

    • Milferd Jones
      Milferd Jones 2 ай бұрын +3

      It is good they held. New building codes.
      But as with Panama City many probably can’t be saved and torn down as the storm surge did to much base damage. I saw whole neighborhoods months later being torn down.
      Storm surge as sand covers the road and driveway.

  • Seven
    Seven 2 ай бұрын +39

    This was my favorite video yet!!! A wonderful Coast Guard, a thoughtful grandson (who looks so impressed he may later become Coast Guard), and a scared grandmother and her dog, all with a happy ending. ❤️🚁

    • Eagle Love
      Eagle Love 2 ай бұрын +3

      He has family money I’m sure. Doubtful he’d join 😂 Look at those gorgeous homes in paradise 😍

    • Amy Proudfoot
      Amy Proudfoot 2 ай бұрын +3

      I was just thinking the grandson would be an amazing addition to the coast guard 🇺🇲

  • gene coppedge
    gene coppedge 2 ай бұрын +368

    That’s a good grandson to fly down and be with his grandma before the hurricane hit. God bless this grandson with long life and many of your blessings, amen.

    • Vicki Atabi
      Vicki Atabi Ай бұрын

      and Amen from Arizona. Have NEVER been prouder to see Coast Guard at work.

    • Veronica C.
      Veronica C. Ай бұрын

      @Daryl Kwasniewski many elderly people won't leave despite the danger of the situation. During the Paradise Fire in California a mother and her adult daughter had the fire at their backyard and the mother refused to leave cause she didn't get an evaluation order. The daughter had to make the hard decision to leave her behind and took the pets with her. The mother and house burned to the ground.

    • Joan of Arc
      Joan of Arc 2 ай бұрын

      @exploring life True, but heck we believe men can have babies now...we should understand the mentally ill and people with Joe Biden's brain can't often think for themselves...the reason why so many seniors move to God's waiting room as I call Florida is because it's affordable...and still close enough for their families on the East Coast to want to visit.

    • море
      море 2 ай бұрын

      В Донбасе тоже есть бабушки, которых бомбит америка

    • Tracy Neenan
      Tracy Neenan 2 ай бұрын +5

      @Vivian Killoran she may not have understood the urgency. She has an appearance of someone with cognitive impairment. In NYC during Sandy, many of the fatalities were elderly who didn’t understand the need for evacuation. She was very lucky to have her grandson looking out for her.

  • Sharon Rimsza
    Sharon Rimsza 2 ай бұрын +70

    Awesome! Her grandson flew down to help get her out and she said no way! He stuck with her and made sure she was safe.

    • Hugh Jass
      Hugh Jass Ай бұрын

      @new again you just let the entire world know you're an idiot

    • shsuususjs snjsus
      shsuususjs snjsus Ай бұрын

      @Lucinda Brashear most probably never flooded there during hurricane so might have figured she would be ok

    • viskius
      viskius 2 ай бұрын

      Read my name.....

    • I’m Crux
      I’m Crux 2 ай бұрын +2

      @NewAgain having money isnt everything bud lol. Like I said, theres probably a lot more sentimental value that they put as more valuable than their safety but I do agree, to some extent there should be a bill especially to folks with higher level incomes but thats also where tax money goes so people arent shoveling $20,000 in a coast guard rescue every time a hurricane hits

    • NewAgain
      NewAgain 2 ай бұрын +5

      @I’m Crux bro. They’re Rich. They could have left if they wanted. Coast guard should bill them.

  • Tara Miller
    Tara Miller 2 ай бұрын +85

    This is what being an American is all about! Thank you guys, for all you do. God bless!

    • ShutDFckOff
      ShutDFckOff Ай бұрын

      @Green Lawn Farm LMFAO!!! Americaans vs Americans arguing on a disaster! This world needs to disappear real quick.

    • Green Lawn Farm
      Green Lawn Farm 2 ай бұрын

      @KM No, people who have overpriced homes on beach fronts deserve no compassion. And the people on Sanibel hate tourists. They want to keep it their private island. Yes, I know because I have been there many times. If you want to give them respect, donate your hard earned money to bail them out. But I bet you won't. The rich people deserve your pity. Help them.

    • Tara Miller
      Tara Miller 2 ай бұрын +1

      @Shamalamadingdong! Well, people destroying our country are not Americans....so that cuts out a lot of you....

    • Shamalamadingdong!
      Shamalamadingdong! 2 ай бұрын +2

      Until it doesn't agree with your personal views or religious beliefs!!!!

    • KM
      KM 2 ай бұрын +7

      @Green Lawn Farm do you live there? Have you ever even been there? I grew up in Fort Myers and visited Sanibel every weekend. Many of these homes are owned by elderly folks who worked their entire lives to afford homes like this. Many people inherited these homes from their parents and have been there for decades. The island has been hit by other hurricanes without having this level of flooding. The flooding is from the unprecedented storm surge which wasn’t predicted until just a few hours before it hit. People have lost their entire livelihoods, homes, businesses. Show some respect.

  • CriticalGamez
    CriticalGamez 2 ай бұрын +31

    Thank you for the work you do that so many can't! we salute and appreciate you. Coast guard needs to get more credit and recognition as it's usually them who saves people on our homeland when it comes to things like this. Thank you for your service

    • viskius
      viskius 2 ай бұрын

      Read my name........

  • Max Bang
    Max Bang 2 ай бұрын +31

    God bless our Coastguard! Glad they were OK. Our tiny, older, house is just down the road. I should say was just down the road from there. My parents built in the late 70s. Many memories. Praying that All Florida residents, in all areas can be so rescued. Love you Sanibel.

    • viskius
      viskius 2 ай бұрын

      Read my name.....

  • Erin BeepBeep
    Erin BeepBeep 2 ай бұрын +464

    Bless these kind and brave men and women for rescuing these people and their pets!

    • lora Cobb
      lora Cobb Ай бұрын

      Should have got out that's a bad spot Desantis and evil Trump brought that evil karma worst storm ever

    • NewAgain
      NewAgain 2 ай бұрын

      👎They want to be rich and separate themselves, and then get help most Americans aren’t privy to. What a country. 😕

    • Hayward
      Hayward 2 ай бұрын

      @louise smith Exactly. People are not thinking this through.

    • Hayward
      Hayward 2 ай бұрын

      @elenalizabeth There were many that could evacuate but chose to ignore the orders. And there still are some that do not even want to be rescued as they want to stay in their homes. Able bodied people. While those that desperately need help are being delayed as these rescuers can not get to everyone.

    • Green Lawn Farm
      Green Lawn Farm 2 ай бұрын

      I hope the rich people who defied orders to leave have to pay out of pocket for their "rescue" and rebuilding their multimillion dollar houses which were built in a risky area for their seaside enjoyment. They should be left there to fend for themselves. The Coast Guard should not put their lives at risk to help brainless wealthy idiots.

  • caymus6
    caymus6 2 ай бұрын +12

    Thank you so much for rescuing pets too!!

  • Mariah3272
    Mariah3272 2 ай бұрын +26

    Hi Guys!!! God bless the Coast Guard !!! Your work is so needed. I live in Louisiana and recall after Hurricane Katrina the great work you guys did rescuing folks off the roofs in New Orleans. You guys are always there no matter what. Angels with a helicopter!!! Blessings to you all!!!

    • Becca Boone
      Becca Boone 2 ай бұрын +2

      The national guard was also there in helicopters rescuing people off of their rooftops. Kudos to all search and rescue.

  • Great 3/rt Videos
    Great 3/rt Videos 2 ай бұрын +21

    This brings tears to my eyes. What a wonderful man this is!!!

  • B Lambert
    B Lambert 2 ай бұрын +41

    Thank you for your service. The residual effects of going through a hurricane occur at any time even while watching this rescue. I didn't come close to needing help like that, thank God, didn't even lose power for once but the vulnerability is huge. My heart goes out to the CG doing their job/service and to those that needed to be rescued. ❤

    • viskius
      viskius 2 ай бұрын

      Read my name......

    • Green Lawn Farm
      Green Lawn Farm 2 ай бұрын

      They did not need to be rescued. They were stubborn and defied the evacuation orders and deserve no help. Even the emergency services and fire fighters left the island. They can butcher and cook their dog for food if they get hungry. But their maid service was probably smart enough to evacuate, so they don't know how to cook.

  • Trish
    Trish 2 ай бұрын +533

    GOD BLESS THE COAST GUARD AND KEEP THEM SAFE WHILE THEY WORK.

    • Fane Withlow
      Fane Withlow Ай бұрын

      @Christine Canty 0p00

    • I
      I 2 ай бұрын +1

      Florida devastated!
      Fort Myers gone!! ..
      The Scourge of
      Climate Deniers
      (i.e. CharlatCons)

    • SammyandOliver
      SammyandOliver 2 ай бұрын +1

      Amen 🙏 🙏 🙏

    • zoila vela
      zoila vela 2 ай бұрын +2

      Amen

    • Paul Anca
      Paul Anca 2 ай бұрын +2

      Luke 12:19-21
      21st Century King James Version
      19 And I will say to my soul, Soul, thou hast much goods laid up for many years. Take thine ease; eat, drink, and be merry.’
      20 But God said unto him, ‘Thou fool, this night thy soul shall be required of thee. Then whose shall those things be, which thou hast provided?’
      21 So is he that layeth up treasure for himself and is not rich toward God.”

  • Copious Cookies
    Copious Cookies 2 ай бұрын +10

    Thank you Tyler and crew for doing this! You guys ROCK!!

  • H Stetser
    H Stetser 2 ай бұрын +15

    That rescue swimmer is certified badass. Making small talk to keep them calm, knowing what they've been thru and probably never having ridden a stokes basket before. Super Paratus, dude!

    • Milferd Jones
      Milferd Jones 2 ай бұрын +2

      Even picked up drink bottle that came out of backpack to carry up

  • Kara P
    Kara P 2 ай бұрын +12

    Way to be the hero's and rescuers of the sky. May God be with you and all your fellow men and women always brings tears to my eyes. How human coast guard is, they have family's too. But the the civilians or ones needing help come first . . Always ready

  • Tracy Pfau
    Tracy Pfau 2 ай бұрын +12

    Bless your hearts! You are true heroes and I love you for it!

  • Anne Roldan
    Anne Roldan 2 ай бұрын +516

    This was very emotional. Awesome grandson came to save grandma. Great job by the Coast Guard. Thank you all.

    • WhatIfSchrödinger’sBoxWasACoffin?
      WhatIfSchrödinger’sBoxWasACoffin? Ай бұрын

      @Anne Roldan You know many seniors who would choose to risk dying then, instead of fleeing to safety early on in the situation. Harsh but true. Can’t have it both ways. I note you didn’t say they couldn’t leave, but that they chose not to leave. Seniors should know choices can have serious consequences. This was not a surprise. There was plenty of time to evacuate.

    • The Sun & Moon
      The Sun & Moon Ай бұрын +1

      @Marcos channel my parents didn’t have money and can bet my last breath my children would’ve done the same for their grandparents!! I agree. There are many grandchildren who adore their grandparents money or not…

    • Anne Roldan
      Anne Roldan 2 ай бұрын

      @WhatIfSchrödinger’sBoxWasACoffin? I know many seniors that woud refuse to leave. He did what he could do.

    • Marcos channel
      Marcos channel 2 ай бұрын +1

      @CORZER0 , that's rude grandkids love their grandparents, and most are already secured with in their will.

    • WhatIfSchrödinger’sBoxWasACoffin?
      WhatIfSchrödinger’sBoxWasACoffin? 2 ай бұрын +1

      Real awesome grandson evacuated grandma 2 weeks ago. Come on.

  • Bonnie Hage
    Bonnie Hage 2 ай бұрын +12

    God bless these people and their pets...and the Coast Guard!

  • Jared Weiman
    Jared Weiman 2 ай бұрын +18

    Coast Guard does so much for hurricane recovery efforts. They were at my apartment complex helping an elderly couple evacuate during Harvey. They were there during Katrina and numerous other weather events.

  • Luis Salinas
    Luis Salinas 2 ай бұрын +11

    That coast guard is so chill. Keeps everyone calm, really great job guys!

    • Hans Gruber
      Hans Gruber 2 ай бұрын

      LOL , what emergency ? Does the old lady have hydrophobia? It only a few inches deep.

  • DadWagon SHO
    DadWagon SHO 2 ай бұрын +24

    • viskius
      viskius 2 ай бұрын

      Read my name....

    • dive coz
      dive coz 2 ай бұрын +1

      He's the shit for sure!!

  • Peregrine’s Sailing Adventures
    Peregrine’s Sailing Adventures 2 ай бұрын +309

    As myself once rescued by the Navy initiated by the USCG, my salute cannot be held long enough in admiration for the dedication of so many coasties. 👏

    • John Lukasik
      John Lukasik 2 ай бұрын +3

      @elenalizabeth I was once towed in by the Coast Guard when my boat engine failed to restart on Lake Michigan ! That's when I went to school in Orlando, FL to become a Marine Technician ! You got to love the Coast Guard !!! 🥰🥰🥰

    • elenalizabeth
      elenalizabeth 2 ай бұрын +8

      Yes ❤ they do not care how you got into the situation, only that if they can help you out of it, they will, and without charging for it

  • Ross Meldrum
    Ross Meldrum 2 ай бұрын +6

    "Be sure to hold the dog at all times, even when they pull the basket in, we don't want the dog to jump out". Truer words have never been spoken.

  • Jenney Ryan
    Jenney Ryan 2 ай бұрын +8

    Great rescue, clearly gave directions and cared for people!❤

  • Sofya Lizzy
    Sofya Lizzy 2 ай бұрын +8

    God bless & protect our military! Thank you for everything you do for us!

  • R SR
    R SR 2 ай бұрын +9

    God Bless the US Coast Guard and Tyler in particular, great job to the grandson even though I couldn't make out his name with all the noise. Bravo for staying with and helping your grandma! Making sure no one else was in the area as much as you could. Great Young Man. Fabulous Coast Guard!

  • L Splatt
    L Splatt 2 ай бұрын +6

    Absolutely amazing. I am impressed that the woman held it together. I can definitely say I would have been freaking out if I had to get in a basket all alone to be lifted into the air to that height. I was so worried the pup would try to wriggle away the moment the basket started lifting off the ground. The Coast Guard are true heroes for victims of hurricanes and other natural disasters.

  • DarcieGlam
    DarcieGlam 2 ай бұрын +7

    That was so sweet, the grandson came down to help his grandmother. Thank you Coast Guard heroes!

  • Jody Michelle
    Jody Michelle 2 ай бұрын +8

    It’s am so grateful for the rescuers coming to the aid of others whether it’s in their job description, it’s for a family member, a friend, a neighbor or a stranger helping out. They are what is right in this world. A special thanks to Tyler for being so good with that lovely elderly woman. I wish you safety and peace.

  • Tenerife Cats
    Tenerife Cats 2 ай бұрын +10

    Wonderful young man to fly down and take care of his grandma.

  • USA-Girl 911
    USA-Girl 911 2 ай бұрын +422

    🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸Great job guys! The Coast Gaurd doesn’t get enough attention or credit for all they do. The rescues they do daily all the time is amazing. And what a wonderful grandson to come and help his grandmother like that. ❤
    EDIT: Also, her grandson was very helpful in getting the Coast Guard to notice them. He apparently went on the roof, and used something to reflect the sun to get the Coast Gaurd’s attention as they were flying around looking for people. That’s how the Coast Guard spotted them so quickly. Great job all around Grandson! 👏🏼🇺🇸❤️

    • I monke
      I monke 2 ай бұрын

      @Lydia I doubt you're former coastguard, and even if you were it's apparent that wouldn't've lasted long, you got no idea why these people stayed or if they even knew/had the capability to leave so just shut up tbh, nobody cares for your opinion, if you think the coast guards time is wasted trying to rescue civilians well then you're a bad person, you can just say that instead lol

    • elenalizabeth
      elenalizabeth 2 ай бұрын +6

      Those saying “why didn’t they evacuate”, maybe they didn’t have a car, maybe neither of them have a licence, maybe they don’t know how to drive, maybe the car battery died, etc.
      You don’t know their situation, yet you jump to judge them 🙄

    • Lydia
      Lydia 2 ай бұрын +1

      @Michelle Milonas Hilo rescue ops are inherently dangerous. And, yes, I have evacuated for a hurricane when told to do so BECAUSE of my experience of being involved with one too many search and rescue missions during my Coast Guard career. We loved our jobs, but all of us understood that stupid, selfish people put us and others who really needed to be rescued, and not because of their stupidity, in harms way. There were dozens of school buses to take elderly out of the area, but most of those buses remained empty. SMH.😠 If you ever need a first responder to save you and not because of your stupidity, take a back seat so the first responders can respond to the stupid people while you lie dying.

    • Michelle Milonas
      Michelle Milonas 2 ай бұрын +3

      @Lydia also, by the time the evacuation order was put out the highways were clogged instantly. Tornados touched down on a clogged up highway because so many people were all trying to evacuate. This grandma and her grandson were safer staying in the most dangerous part of the storm than getting on the highway and risking that. Tell me you’ve never had to make the decision between stay through a storm that might kill you and leave and risk getting caught on the highway in the storm that will then definitely kill you without actually telling me .

    • Michelle Milonas
      Michelle Milonas 2 ай бұрын +2

      @Lydia you realize they would’ve still had to come out and check AFTER the storm was over whether they found anyone or not, right?
      & that the first responders don’t start coming out until the storm goes away, the guys that are really risking their lives doing rescues are the Cajun Navy while they get told to go away because it’s too dangerous.

  • Typhoon Jenkins
    Typhoon Jenkins 2 ай бұрын +7

    Coast Guard members reading this, thank you for your bravery and sacrifice. I live nowhere near Florida but I have deep gratitude for what you do for our country. God Bless all of you and keep you safe.

  • Aleta Ortez
    Aleta Ortez 2 ай бұрын +6

    Thank you Tyler and the entire Coast Guard rescuers who partook in this dangerous rescue! You guys are real heroes!! 💞🇺🇸💞🇺🇸

  • Cuprunnethover
    Cuprunnethover 2 ай бұрын +6

    It must be terrifying for that elderly lady! My heart really goes out to the people in Florida. We were and still are praying for you all!

  • NMedders
    NMedders 2 ай бұрын +6

    Good job Tyler and bless grandma and her family 🙏

  • Lrwhaley
    Lrwhaley 2 ай бұрын +4

    Great job, Coast Guard! Thank you for protecting us. Major kudos to this caring grandson being there for his grandmother. ❤️🙌🏻

  • Liliana Perales
    Liliana Perales 2 ай бұрын +11

    Very emotional to watch. Thank you to the Coast Guard for rescuing people and their pets. The young man that was with his Grandma and dog very brave and so sweet to help her out. I watched The Finest Hour- Great movie, true story about the how the Coast Guard did their first rescue.

  • Maszy Beal
    Maszy Beal 2 ай бұрын +5

    The dog seemed to be handling the noise and commotion very well.
    I'm so happy they all got rescued! 🐶👥 ♥️🐾♥️Bless the men and
    women of the coast guard!!!!! ♥️ 🚁 ♥️

  • BoomerB
    BoomerB 2 ай бұрын +4

    Love the men and women of the Coast Guard. Thank you for all you do!

  • Mandy Watson
    Mandy Watson 2 ай бұрын +36

    This footage helps me remember to have pride in this country, which has been challenging as of late. Thoughts & prayers to Floridians & all the 1st responders working so hard💖

  • P110 K9 Solutions
    P110 K9 Solutions 2 ай бұрын +7

    Tyler was absolutely awesome. He treated those folks like in a calm and friendly/reassuring manner. Made it feel like a family gathering with a fun ride at the end. Great job.
    And kudos to the grandson for knowing how to signal the helo crew. Grandma should be quite proud of him.

  • Ida Moody
    Ida Moody 2 ай бұрын +4

    These guys are straight up Heroes! May God bless them and hold them safe. Punta Gorda is my hometown and my heart breaks right now for how everybody down there is doing. Much love and Hope to you all

  • ABC
    ABC 2 ай бұрын +4

    Excellent rescued job! God Bless everyone there!

  • reina
    reina 2 ай бұрын +11

    I am watching all of these vids from my home in Fort Lauderdale Beach where we were spared the wrath of Ian. But I feel all of this pain and am praying for the safety of all of us! Outrageous video footage! You are doing an amazing job! Thank you Coast Guard!

    • Goomba Pizza
      Goomba Pizza 2 ай бұрын +1

      Same, Davie here and it's depressing to think that we were spared any damage while just an hour and a half west of us there's all this death and destruction.

  • cat lady
    cat lady 2 ай бұрын +5

    Great job guys, God Bless you all.

  • Catharine B. Boynton
    Catharine B. Boynton 2 ай бұрын +9

    Rescuer so compassionate!

  • Tracy Tondro
    Tracy Tondro 2 ай бұрын +9

    ❤️❤️❤️Fellow Floridian here. East coast just 20 min north of Daytona, while we had flooding and were absolutely pummeled by this storm that just wouldn’t stop, we did not need any rescue in my area. God bless all you heroes!! Thank you Coast Guard and everyone assisting us “civilians” during this incredibly trying time. ❤️❤️❤️

  • Chantal Rochon
    Chantal Rochon 2 ай бұрын +6

    Great image for understanding the basket rescue. Grateful for these incredible rescuer and the technology behind their efforts ❤

  • Kellie Wilson
    Kellie Wilson 2 ай бұрын +5

    Thank you Tyler and the grandson that was there to save his grandma and furbaby amazing

  • Kitkat
    Kitkat 2 ай бұрын +5

    Great happy ending for them! I don't think grandma realized the danger she was putting her grandson in, insisting on staying.
    This is when the Coast Guard shines!

  • Matt Gallagher
    Matt Gallagher 2 ай бұрын +8

    Words can't describe the bravery and goodness of the Rescue Personnel involved..........thanks a million times

  • Cheer Whiner
    Cheer Whiner 2 ай бұрын +154

    I’ve vacationed on Sanibel multiple times, and my heart is breaking for that community… it’s so beautiful there, and it’s difficult seeing the damage.
    They will have a long road ahead just because of the damaged causeway. So sad.
    I can’t wait to go back to support that beautiful island and its businesses.

    • B Babbich
      B Babbich 2 ай бұрын

      Just because its beautiful does not justify its existence. We all knew this was coming so we can’t act shocked. This is literally gonna keep happening so buckle up. The time for being “shocked” is over. Climate change is real and this is what it looks like.

    • Iambriangregory
      Iambriangregory 2 ай бұрын +1

      @breukelyn bee and would you put the word smart next to that decision? Would you put the word wise next to that decision? Would you put the word prudent next to that decision? Is the answer is no no no then they should have go go go what piece of junk do they have in their house that's worth a person's life? A flat screen a Vitamix a computer, only you can answer that question says smokey the Bear

    • Barb S
      Barb S 2 ай бұрын +1

      @La Petite Fleur Yep & they couldn't get the exact location of landfall...changed many times.

    • La Petite Fleur
      La Petite Fleur 2 ай бұрын +1

      @breukelyn bee Lee County held off the longest in telling residents to leave, others gave there's 12 hours before impact, saying they had until 2am. But people don't want to get stranded so they stay

    • breukelyn bee
      breukelyn bee 2 ай бұрын

      @Iambriangregory my family in Tampa told me that the officials try very hard to get homeowners living near the coast to leave before these storms arrive but they refuse to leave. They are concerned that people will burglarize their property while they are gone.

  • Paul R
    Paul R 2 ай бұрын +4

    That was cool to watch..thanks for posting and good luck to those involved.

  • Stephen Pitts
    Stephen Pitts 2 ай бұрын +4

    The grandson is an unbelievable young person. Flew down to be with grandma. Said she wasn’t going to be alone though this. Wow that’s powerful. God bless the US Coast Guard. An amazing crew of men in women who selflessly serve in times of tragedy. How professional and caring they are. While the sadness of the hurricane will be felt for a long time what gives me hope is there are people like the Grandson and the guardsmen who exist in this world to help others.

    • Armando Hernandez
      Armando Hernandez Ай бұрын

      Very true! God bless América
      Stay United🙏🙏🙏

  • Ever Ruiz
    Ever Ruiz 2 ай бұрын +5

    So proud of our Miami Coast Guard

  • Magali Cardoso de Oliveira
    Magali Cardoso de Oliveira 2 ай бұрын +2

    Muitos heróis maravilhosos trabalhando para salvar vidas! Muita gratidão por todo esforço e efetivo trabalho dessa gente! Que Deus os abençoe!

  • Anne Macleod
    Anne Macleod 2 ай бұрын +3

    From New Zealand…truly a brave grandmother and her grandson. I am crying. I can appreciate not wanting to leave your home when you live alone but it must have been harrowing staying there …her grandson did a kind thing to come and take care of her. the Coastguard are fantastic…flying a helicopter is never an easy feat. Bravo to everyone. Kia kaha stay strong. 🇳🇿🇳🇿🐑🐑

    • Izaiah Florés
      Izaiah Florés Ай бұрын

      The Coast Guard on average rescues 3,000 people every year. Whether it be search & rescue, or flying through heavy storms, the US Coast Guard is Semper Paratus.

  • Cynthia Gentry-Brooks
    Cynthia Gentry-Brooks 2 ай бұрын +4

    Wow, stunning rescue! Thank you, Coast Guard, for your unselfish, loving sacrifice for these precious people. May the Lord bless you and keep you safe always and bless and care for those whom you love.

  • Flowing with Fire
    Flowing with Fire 2 ай бұрын +2

    God bless the coast guard! Thank you for all that you do! 🙏

  • michele simonds
    michele simonds 2 ай бұрын +4

    The Coast Guard are rock stars. That’s a great clip and they should probably use that in a training video. I am from this area and I could totally see the fear in the grandma‘s face and I felt so bad. Her grandson obviously thought from first principles - you could tell lol. So glad they’re safe!!

  • Diane Davenport
    Diane Davenport 2 ай бұрын +109

    God Bless the helicopter pilot and the team .🙏🏼

  • Teresa Areces
    Teresa Areces 2 ай бұрын +4

    The hearts of rescuers ❤ God bless them all 🙏

  • S Karasik
    S Karasik 2 ай бұрын +3

    Dog handled it like a champ! I hope I never need a rescue like this but if I do I’ll be very thankful that the Coast Guard is there to rescue me.

  • Social Butterfly🦋🌼
    Social Butterfly🦋🌼 2 ай бұрын +3

    That poor pup must have been so scared. Thank you for rescuing all of them🙏❤️

  • kim circa girl
    kim circa girl 2 ай бұрын +4

    Again, thank you for lifting the people and especially the pets and the animals

  • Donna C.
    Donna C. 2 ай бұрын +4

    Great job and so appreciated! Special people doing a very special job!!

  • Okie Rose
    Okie Rose 2 ай бұрын +3

    Tyler, God bless you for flying down and taking care of your Grandma. You're an excellent example of chivalry. You were raised right. Family is most important and even I could see the love your Grandma has for you. What an experience and story you have to tell about being rescued by the Coast Guard. 🙂

  • Lesly Gibbs
    Lesly Gibbs 2 ай бұрын +1

    That was so smart of the grandson. Thank you to all for risking your lives to save others. I live in Putnam County (Palatka) Florida and we didn’t get hit near as bad as even our son who’s in St.Augustine.

  • Christopher Kane
    Christopher Kane 2 ай бұрын +1

    Incredible piloting & rescue team wow great compassion, training & saving lives…🧡

  • KaizenTao
    KaizenTao 2 ай бұрын +2

    Now that's an awesome Grandson! He flew down three days prior to rescue his Grandma. Congratulations to our amazing USCG- Always Ready to step up to save lives!

  • Darlene L
    Darlene L 2 ай бұрын +4

    You guys are wonderful !!
    Thank you for everything you do. Please stay safe ..

  • Cindy Gomez
    Cindy Gomez 2 ай бұрын +1

    Amazing rescue, so sad they had to leave their beautiful home behind for a while, it looked in good conditions at least in the front.

  • Andrew Villanueva
    Andrew Villanueva 2 ай бұрын +2

    Awesome job coast guard!!!! Prayers for all the coast guard crews helping citizens

  • Lynne Phillips
    Lynne Phillips 2 ай бұрын +3

    Watching from New Zealand, this has Tears in my eyes, be safe everyone ❤️

  • Linda Fitzgerald
    Linda Fitzgerald 2 ай бұрын +2

    Thank you to all of the people who have assisted in rescue. I live in Elon, Virginia and it is amazing the work you do. Again than you so much!🥰

  • Sky Blue
    Sky Blue 2 ай бұрын +1

    That's awesome job!! Great work! God bless you all out there for carrying out the rescue operations.

  • Eric
    Eric 2 ай бұрын +3

    I was on my bicycle touring through there the day before the hurricane hit and I knew the island was going to change and I actually thought about staying on the island to weather out the storm. I was just across from the causeway on the mainland and what a ride.

  • MD
    MD 2 ай бұрын +80

    This is what I love to see people being rescued by the coast guard with their dog it’s a little emotional what everyone in Florida went through but all of you are strong and you have Houston Texas with you and praying for all of you.

  • Aulani Hoke
    Aulani Hoke 2 ай бұрын +2

    You guys are so awesome! Thank you for being heroic!

  • Tara Kelly
    Tara Kelly 2 ай бұрын

    Amazing rescue by the Coast Guard, thank you for your service! God bless and keep u safe.

  • F. Díaz
    F. Díaz 2 ай бұрын +1

    These are the real heroes everytime ppl are in need they're right there helping out.
    Thanks for all those helping and caring for all the ppl and animals in need in areas of disaster, praying for everyone in there.

  • Jake Be
    Jake Be 2 ай бұрын +3

    God bless our Coast Guard. The scenes of destruction are breathtakingly sad...such a beautiful place.

  • Paul Pastor
    Paul Pastor 2 ай бұрын +3

    Great job also thumbs 👍up to the young man watching out for his grandmother be safe all

  • Follow Christ 4Life ministry
    Follow Christ 4Life ministry 2 ай бұрын +2

    USCG rocks! Glad this young man came to take care of his grandmother and they were rescued.

  • John tatum
    John tatum 2 ай бұрын +2

    tHIS IS VERY EMOTIONAL TO WATCH...GREAT RESCUE! Thanks and may God bless the coast guard guys!

  • Traywick Supply
    Traywick Supply 2 ай бұрын +1

    Thanks to the grandson who flew down to be with his grandmother. Thanks to the Coast Guard for coming to their rescue.

  • Annie M.
    Annie M. 2 ай бұрын +163

    Whoa!
    Rescuers are HEROES!
    💪💗
    Glad those two survived. 🙏💗

  • Spot Low
    Spot Low 2 ай бұрын

    That was amazing footage! The coast guards do a fantastic job and what a great grandson for flying to Florida to save his grandmother and dog! 💯☝❤

  • Michael West
    Michael West 2 ай бұрын +1

    Incredible footage, thank you Coast Guard for all you do.

  • Kristie Rivera
    Kristie Rivera 2 ай бұрын +1

    Amazing work US Coast Guard!!! I love this kid taking care of his grandma. Poor Grandma looked terrified, he looked like he was excited for this ride.

  • Tanya Steers
    Tanya Steers 2 ай бұрын +1

    Thank you Coast guard for all you do for being out there no matter the weather! I know at 2am out on the water if I go down that you will could find me!