By Shoshanna McCollumSuffolk County Police Marine Bureau aided a party of six, including three children, after the boat they were traveling in ran aground off the shore of East Fire Island late Saturday night, on November 7.A 911 call made by the boat’s Captain, Steven Kilmeade of Bayport was received at approximately 11 PM reporting the vessel having hit a sandbar a short distance from the uninhabited island in the Great South Bay. Kilmeade further reported that one of his passengers; 40-year old Dustin Damrau of Medford had been thrown forward and lost consciousness when the 33-foot Egg Harbor sport fishing boat ran aground.Due to the shallow water conditions, Marine Bureau officers utilized one of their smaller watercraft to gain access. Once aboard they provided first aid before transferring Damrau to a larger vessel to meet Exchange Ambulance so he could receive further hospital treatment.Other passengers included 41-year old Eric Lipuma and his 10-year old son, also of Medford as well as a 14-year old friend. Damrau’s 11-year old son also sustained minor injuries.Islip and Ocean Beach Fire Departments were also called to lend mutual aid assistance at the scene. Reynolds TowBoatUS responded from Bay Shore to assist in the salvage effort. OBFD Chief Ian Levine noted that the vessel wasn’t impounded by SCPD, confirming that drugs or alcohol are not considered a factor to the incident.Photo at the scene courtesy Nixel / SDPD Marine Bureau .