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Injured woman rescued from Henry Island

Monday night July 1, 2024, San Juan Island EMS, San Juan Island Fire Rescue, Airlift Northwest, the US Navy, and San Juan County Sheriff's Office. worked together on a rescue. An elderly woman fell and was injured on the Henry Island coastline. The patient was loaded onto a boat, transported to a safe landing site nearby, and loaded onto an Airlift Northwest helicopter for evacuation.

In addition to the agencies, bystanders in the area proved vital in providing communication with dispatch, and in providing assistance on scene.

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