Ferragudo lifeguard rescues woman off Armação de Pêra

Victim was on board tourist boat

The crew of the Ferragudo Lifeguard Station rescued, on the afternoon of this Friday, a passenger who felt unwell, showing symptoms of stroke (Cerebral Vascular Accident), aboard a maritime tourist vessel sailing south of Armação de Pear.

Following an alert received at 12:47 pm, through the Lisbon Maritime Search and Rescue Coordination Center (MRCC Lisboa), informing that a passenger on a maritime tourist vessel needed medical assistance, an boat from the Ferragudo Lifeguard Station.

Upon arrival, the lifeguard crew rescued a 52-year-old woman from the victim, transporting her to the Ferragudo pier, where she was awaited by an ambulance from the Lagoa Fire Department, which took her to the hospital.

The local command of the Maritime Police of Portimão took care of the incident.