TITUSVILLE – Four people were hospitalized after a boat caught fire Sunday near Titusville, according to fire officials.
The fire was reported around 5 p.m.
Eight people aboard the boat were rescued by a good Samaritan, according to the U.S. Coast Guard.
The boat eventually sunk into the water.
It’s not known what caused the fire.
Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission personnel also responded to the fire.
.@USCG Station Port Canaveral at the scene of vessel fire. A good Samaritan rescued everyone on board. The vessel has sunk 500 yards outside the channel with no sheen currently visible. #USCG Marine Safety Detachment Port Canaveral has been notified and will respond. https://t.co/OcFMGU2Gku pic.twitter.com/2KHn8M95jE— USCGSoutheast (@USCGSoutheast) April 26, 2020