Coast Guard Station Pensacola investigating vessel caught on fire
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.