2 escape when boat catches fire on Lake Washington

July 9, 2018

KENMORE, Wash. (AP) — Two people managed to escape when their boat caught fire in Lake Washington.

KOMO-TV reports the fire was reported in the waters off Kenmore just after 8 p.m. Sunday.

The boat became fully engulfed and two people on board jumped into the lake to flee the flames. They were eventually rescued by nearby boaters.

No injuries were reported.

Fire boats from Seattle Police, Mercer Island and King County Marine rescue were called to the scene to fight the flames.

There is no word yet what started the fire.


Information from: KOMO-TV, http://www.komotv.com/

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