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Fire Engulfs Small Boat Near Miami Beach Marina

MIAMI (CBSMiami) – A boat fire near Miami Beach Marina and Fisher Island kept a group of firefighters busy Friday afternoon.

The fire engulfed a small boat sending flames shooting into the air.

The man on board the boat reportedly swam to a dock and is not injured.

The fire was extinguished by Fast Response Towing and Salvage with the help of Coast Guard and Miami Beach Fire.

It is not clear what started the fire, but officials said it may have been a faulty gas line.

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