WWII veteran rescued in Puerto Rico

Rosario Mariano, a 93-year-old World War II veteran trapped by Hurricane Maria in a partly-collapsed house in Puerto Rico has been rescued by an FDNY firefighter, reports Fox5NY.

Mr. Mariano was trapped since Hurricane Maria struck Puerto Rico on September 20.

James O’Connell worked with the mayor of Corozal and National Guard soldiers to free him.

This entry was posted in 9/11 Community Supports Victims of Terrorism and Disaster. Bookmark the permalink.
  • One World Observatory

    Learn more about the One World Observatory complimentary ticket program.

  • Categories

  • From the Newsletter

  • Upcoming Events

    1. Fundraiser for FDNY EMT Anthony “Bizzy” Gadison

      February 17 @ 10:00 pm - 11:30 pm
    2. Volunteers Needed for Toy Donation Drive and Delivery – Mini Horse Heroes – formerly the Police Officer Ken Tietjen Memorial Foundation

      February 18 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
    3. Wake for retired NYPD Detective Eugene Madden

      February 18 @ 1:00 pm - 8:30 pm
    4. Survivor of World Trade Center Richard Picciotto to speak at fundraiser – Humboldt, IA

      February 18 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    5. Funeral for retired NYPD Detective Eugene Madden

      February 19 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm