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Crews respond to medical emergency aboard freighter at Charleston pier

Source: Charleston Fire Department Source: Charleston Fire Department
Source: Charleston Fire Department Source: Charleston Fire Department
CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) -

Crews responded to a medical emergency onboard a freighter in downtown Charleston Tuesday afternoon. 

Officials with the Charleston Fire Department say CFD personnel along with Charleston County EMS were dispatched to the Union Pier terminal for a medical emergency of a patient approximately 25 feet in the hold of a freighter.

"Ladder 104 and multiple CFD personnel successfully hoisted the patient out of the freighter and onto land where medical care of the patient continued," CFD officials say. 

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