Friday, August 10, 2012
Burn victim rescued from cargo ship off San Diego
On Saturday afternoon a Coast Guard helicopter rescued a burn victim from a cargo ship 30 miles west of San Diego.
The victim, a 55-year-old crewmember with burns over 50 percent of his body, was hurt in a fire that started aboard the Motor Vessel Jupiter.
The Coast Guard aircrew reached Sector San Diego with the burn victim just before 4 p.m., and he was then conveyed to UCSD Medical Center for treatment.
For more of the NBC San Diego story: www.nbcsandiego.com
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