Boat catches fire in Florida

ANI | Updated: Jan 15, 2018 05:33 IST

Port Richey [Florida], Jan 15 (ANI): A casino boat with 50 passengers onboard caught fire in Florida's Tampa Bay area on Sunday evening, the local media reported.

According to the Pasco County Sheriff's Office, the blaze started just after 4 p.m. on the Sun Cruz casino boat.

However, no one was hurt and all the passengers made it to shore, while some were pulled out of the Gulf, deputies said.

A Twitter account with the name New Port Richey Police Department posted a video, in which a ship could be seen burning.

The Sheriff's Office along with several agencies including the Coast Guard, Pasco Fire Rescue, Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission and Port Richey police worked as a team in rescuing the passenger. (ANI)

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