Reported Flares Prompt Search off Barnstable Harbor

Reports of multiple distress flares sighted in Barnstable Harbor, MA, sparked a search by the Coast Guard and local responders on Monday night, Nov. 28. At around 5:00 p.m., the Coast Guard received a report of multiple flares fired off Sandy Neck.

The search was suspended Monday evening and was resumed early Tuesday morning before being called off after no vessels or persons in distress were located.