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Coast Guard Station Pensacola investigating vessel caught on fire

2 months 3 weeks 2 days ago Saturday, July 27 2019 Jul 27, 2019 July 27, 2019 6:10 PM July 27, 2019 in News
Source: WBRZ

NEW ORLEANS- The Coast Guard is investigating a vessel fire off the coast of Perdido Pass, Alabama, Saturday.

Officials received reports that the charter vessel Hoss Fly III was on fire 4 miles south of Perdido Pass around 2 p.m. 

There were only 8 people aboard the boat when the incident happened but no one was injured. All passengers were transferred to another vessel. 

A 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew from Coast Guard Station Pensacola was launched to assist Orange County Fire Department in the response.  By 2:49 p.m. the boat was extinguished. 

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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