The fate of one family could be very different today if not for the extraordinary efforts made by members of the Harbors and the Block Island Volunteer Fire and Rescue Departments.
In about 10 minutes, not a moment was lost, and two lives were saved.
It was Sunday, Aug. 18, and Harbors Assistant Kate McConville received a call from Police dispatch at 13:05.
“There was a boat in distress coming in with two unresponsive individuals with carbon monoxide poisoning,” said McConville. “Myself, Nick [Phillips], Gary [Ryan], and Shannon [McKeon] were
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