by Staff Sgt. Erica Picariello
30th Space Wing Public Affairs
10/23/2012 - VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- A man was seriously injured today while in the ocean at Surf Beach.
A 911 call was placed at 11 a.m. by a friend of the injured individual during the incident which occurred approximately 500 yards North of Surf Station. The individual is a 38 year-old male and is not base affiliated. Emergency responders have stopped cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
Officials at Vandenberg Air Force Base are requesting the public to avoid the area due to safety considerations. Vandenberg emergency response personnel were first on-scene, but Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office now has control of the scene.
More details will be provided as they become available.