Good Samaritan rescues 7 people from burning yacht on Hudson River

A yacht caught fire on the Hudson River Saturday afternoon, but no one was hurt thanks to a good Samaritan.

According to the U.S. Coast Guard, the fire was reported near 79th Street between Edgewater and Manhattan’s Upper West Side.

A good Samaritan rescued seven people from the boat. The Coast Guard said the 48-foot yacht sunk and officials are monitoring for pollution.

Daisy Khan filmed the boat burning from Edgewater.