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Video: Boat catches fire in John's Pass Marina, injuring two people

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Posted at 1:06 PM, Jul 05, 2019

MADEIRA BEACH, Fla. — Two people suffered burns after a boat caught fire in John's Pass Marina Friday afternoon.

Treasure Island Fire Chief William Barrs said the fire department is currently working the fully-involved boat fire.

While it is unknown how many people were on the boat or what caused the fire, Barrs said two people suffered first and second-degree burns. They did not go to the hospital.

Laurie Niemi captured photos of the incident from Isle of Capri.

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Authorities say the boat caught fire shortly after is was re-fueled.

Dylan Hubbard of Hubbard’s Marina in Madeira Beach shared video with ABC Action News, which showed smoke coming from the boat.

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