FDNY/Coast Guard Rescue Crew Member from Disney Magic Cruise Ship

SILive - October 22, 2018

by Tracey Porpora

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- The city Fire Department (FDNY) Marine Unit and U.S Coast Guard rescued a male crew member, 45, from a Disney Magic Cruise Ship on Friday after he suffered a seizure, according to authorities.

The Coast Guard Sector New York Command Center was alerted that the male crew member suffered seizure while the cruise ship was enroute just north of Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge

City firefighters rescued the crew member from the cruise ship and transported him to Coast Guard Station New York where EMS transported the patient to an area hospital, said a U.S. Coast Guard spokeswomen.