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Escaping The Blaze: The Coast Guard Adventures of Dolph and Gwen

Darcy Guyant

Trapped! Two families are trapped by an approaching wild fire and need help escaping the blaze, fast!


Dolph, a Coast Guard HH-65 "Dolphin" rescue helicopter and his pilot, Gwen, quickly respond to the urgent call of eight people needing rescue from an approaching fire. This mission is an unprecedented challenge for Dolph and Gwen, accustomed to water rescues. This mission will require unwavering courage, skilled teamwork, and trust.


Two families, four adults and four children, are enjoying a stay at a remote 100-year-old Lightkeepers House, located at the end of a long narrow peninsula. Not far from their lodging, a strong wind has whipped a smoldering campfire into a grass-fire sending up a column of smoke. The smell of smoke is the first clue that something is amiss. An investigation of the source of the smoke revels a line of flames stretching the width of the peninsula moving toward them. High tides make escaping the fire along the beach impossible. They're trapped!


Dolph, Gwen, the Rescue Swimmer (Sam) and the Flight Mech (Mike) must work together to accomplish this unusual rescue mission. Their courage and superb skills are rewarded in the end with a surprising discovery.


The author, Darcy Guyant, is a retired Coast Guard HH-65 helicopter pilot. This story is based on an actual rescue mission flown my him.


Other books by Darcy Guyant

Into The Storm, The Coast Guard Adventures of Dolph and Gwen

To Seek and To Save, A Memoir

Book Details

  • Publisher: Luke 1910 Publications
  • Publish Date: Jan 1st, 2024
  • Pages: 34
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 8.50in - 8.50in - 0.25in - 0.69lb
  • EAN: 9798988220398
  • Categories: Action & Adventure - GeneralAction & Adventure - Survival StoriesTransportation - Aviation

About the Author

Guyant, Darcy: - Darcy Guyant is a retired U.S. Coast Guard Commander, with 25 years of U.S. military service, having flown helicopters for both the U.S. Army and the U.S. Coast Guard. The stories in this book series, "The Coast Guard Adventures of Dolph and Gwen", are based on actual search and rescue missions flown by Darcy in a HH-65 Dolphin helicopter. Since 2013, "Mr. Darcy", as students know him, has volunteered 1000s of hours in public elementary schools in his local community. Amongst his favorite activities at school are reading exciting stories to kids and helping them to learn to read on their own. Darcy's love of storytelling, and his own exciting flight experiences, have been a major source of inspiration for educating children about courage in the face of adversity, team work and trusting your team mates.Author's website is: www.DarcyGuyant.com
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