Cigar Boat Ablaze in Florida Keys
Six people were rescued by a good Samaritan following a boat fire aboard a boat southwest of Islamorada, Florida Thursday, the U.S. Coast Guard reported.
No injuries have been recorded.
A good Samaritan notified watchstanders at Coast Guard Station Islamorada of a fire aboard an approximately 40-foot cigar boat roughly five miles north of Lower Matecumbe Key, Florida at approximately 2 p.m.
The good Samaritan then rescued the six individuals from the burning vessel.
A USCG boatcrew from Station Islamorada is currently on scene to ensure the safety in the area of the burning vessel.