Coast Guard searching for adult, 3 children off Maine coast
By ASSOCIATED PRESS Published: October 5, 2019
KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine — The U.S. Coast Guard says it is searching for a man and three children off the coast of Maine.
The Coast Guard says a man reported he was with three children on a 14-foot boat that was taking on water late Saturday morning.
Lt. Matthew Odom says the last communication was that they were wearing orange life jackets on the boat.
A Coast Guard helicopter, airplane and cutter are searching about 12 miles off Kennebunkport, along with other agencies.
The search area covers about 530 square miles.
A spokesman says that it's a big area but that there are lots of searchers, including fishermen.