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9 people rescued from boat fire in Sarasota

Boat Fire in Sarasota Bay
Posted at 12:58 PM, Apr 10, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-10 12:58:00-04

SARASOTA, Fla- — Sarasota police say they had to rescue nine people after a boat caught fire Saturday afternoon.

According to Sarasota PD, a 24-foot boat caught fire about 350 yards west of the 10th Street boat ramp in Sarasota Bay. Other boaters helped police to get all passengers on shore safely. No one was injured.