The United States Coast Guard, State Police, Boston Police, Boston EMS, and other agencies scrambled into Boston Harbor Monday night to rescue a person who fell off a ferry and into the water.
Harbor Unit 2 responding to a report of a person in the water, possibly from a Ferry. (EMS-4)— Boston EMS Incidents (@BEMSincidents) July 8, 2014
Reports of a person overboard from a commuter ferry in Boston Harbor between Long Island and Deer Island. USCG/BPD/BFD Working— Rob (@doogal1227) July 8, 2014
Fortunately, State Police officers were able to pull the unidentified person from the water within minutes of the call, according to UniversalHub’s Adam Gaffin:
Person who fell off the ferry has been scooped out of the briny deep by State Police, who are taking him to Deer Island #mbta— Adam Gaffin (@universalhub) July 8, 2014