7 Boaters Rescued From Burning Yacht Off WNY on Saturday Afternoon

Thanks to the courageous act of a good samaritan on Saturday afternoon, seven people were rescued from a burning and sinking yacht on the Hudson River.  The boat was located off of West New York near Manhattan’s 72nd Street.  The incident took place around 3:30 pm.

The United States Coast Guard is currently conducting an investigation to try and determine what caused the fire on the 48-foot long vessel.

No injuries were reported.