Boat Fire

 

Posted on Sunday, November 15th, 2015 at 4:34 PM

Fire Department are en route via trucks and boat to the area of SITE 5 for a report of a boat on fire on the beach. Unknown if anyone is around the boat at this time.

LHCPD and MCSO is responding CODE 3 (lights & sirens) to provide crowd control due to the large crowd that has grown near the incident.

Engine on scene advising there is in fact a working boat fire. They can not extinguish it with a hose, however they will attempt to knock it down to the best of their ability until fireboat arrives.

Battalion Chief is on scene.

No injuries have been reported yet.

Fireboat now on the water en route.

Fire under control

Contact made with boat owner who advised he was the sole occupant.