Firefighter injured during boat fire behind Hallandale Beach home

HALLANDALE BEACH, FLA. (WSVN) - A firefighter was taken to the hospital after responding to a boat caught fire on the Intracoastal Waterway in Hallandale Beach.

Officials said the vessel in Sunday’s blaze was docked behind a home on Diplomat Parkway.

Several fire units responded to the scene, including the U.S. Coast Guard.

Crews were able to put out the flames but kept the area blocked off to drivers.

The victim was transported with injuries that were not life-threatening.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

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