Good Sam Rescues 6 In Boat Fire Off Fla. Keys

CBS Miami

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ISLAMORADA (CBSMiami) — A Good Samaritan rescued six people off a burning boat on Thursday afternoon.

Coast Guard officials said the 40-foot cigar boat was southwest of Islamorada when the fire broke out.

A 40-foot cigar boat burns off the Florida Keys on Nov. 6, 2014. (Courtesy: U.S. Coast Guard) A 40-foot cigar boat burns off the Florida Keys on Nov. 6, 2014. (Courtesy: U.S. Coast Guard)

Watchstanders were notified around 2:00 p.m.

Meantime, a Good Samaritan rescued the people from the vessel. No injuries were reported.

A Coast Guard arrived at the scene.

Boaters in the area are being asked to not attempt to approach the burning vessel.

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