St. Johns County Fire Rescue responded to a reported vessel aground in the 3000 block of South Ponte Vedra Blvd at approximately 11:45 Monday evening. Upon arrival on scene crews found a sailing vessel aground on the beach with two occupants on board. Firefighters made contact with the two occupants and assisted them through the surf onto the beach. Both occupants had sustained minor injuries and were transported to Flagler Hospitalfor evaluation.
According to the passengers, the sailing vessel had lost power and been adrift for several days prior to running aground Monday evening. SJCFR left the scene in the care of the US Coast Guard and FWC. Questions relating to the accident investigation can be directed to either of these two agencies.