Firefighters rescue fisherman

Boater in critical condition

POSTED: 05:29 PM PDT Jul 16, 2013    UPDATED: 08:01 AM PDT Jul 17, 2013 
VENTURA, Calif. -

The Ventura County Fire Communications Center received a call Tuesday afternoon about a man in trouble on board a fishing boat in the harbor. 

The man, reported to be in his 60s,  was not breathing and did not have a pulse.

The boat captain was performing CPR on the man when the emergency crew arrived and took over.

The patient was transported to a local hospital in critical condition.