3 rescued after boat catches fire in Fort Lauderdale

FORT LAUDERDALE, FLA. (WSVN) - Three passengers on board a boat were able to escape unharmed after, officials said, the vessel went up in flames in Fort Lauderdale, Saturday night.

Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue responded to the scene of the fire near Seabreeze Boulevard, at around 7 p.m. Officials believe the blaze started in the engine of the anchored 31-foot boat.

Three people and a dog on board were rescued by other boaters.

No one was injured, but the boat was destroyed.