CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) — The Coast Guard is holding a press conference on Friday focusing on safety for the Fourth of July weekend.
Agencies will address boating safety measures for those who plan to celebrate on the water this Independence Day weekend.
“With the upcoming holiday this weekend, we expect an increase in boating activity,” said Lt. Cmdr. Shannon Scaff, Coast Guard Sector Charleston Public Affairs Officer. “We urge our boating public to make safety a priority before getting out on the water. We want them to plan ahead, remain alert, and celebrate responsibly.”