at 1416 hours CVFD, Burnet EMS, Llano County SO, Buchanan Dam VFD and East Lake Buchanan VFD were called to Lake Buchanan for an overturn sailboat in rough waters.
The wakes range from 2-6 feet that day. CVFD Firefighter J. Nugent and Fire Chief D. Curtis responded to Big Chief RV park with Command 1 4460 and Rescue boat 4430 and launched to begin the search.
Once in the water Chief Curtis spotted the overturned boat. LT. Sanchez and AFC. Pennington stay on shore.
the Rescue boat navigated the rough water and made contact with the sailboat within 5 minutes of being launched. 2 victims were pulled from the water and returned to the shore with no injuries reported. Their boat was later picked up.
This call lead to CVFD giving Life Saving Awards to Burnet Co SO and Llano Co dispatchers and to a Llano County Deputy.
CVFD will Award Firefighters for this call later in the year.
September 23, 2021 at 10 AM
Cassie Community Center
3920 FM 690, Burnet, TX 78611