Long Beach firefighters on Friday extinguished a blaze on a 40-foot power boat at the Shoreline Marina fuel dock before the flames could spread to nearby vessels or the dock, according to authorities.
The boat had caught fire around 1 p.m. while “taking fuel aboard,” according to a Long Beach Fire Department tweet. LBFD spokesman Brian Fisk said investigators are still looking into how exactly the boat caught fire.
LBFD resources responded to downtown marina fuel dock for a 40’ foot power vessel that caught fire while taking fuel aboard. Rescue Boat 2 extinguished the fire before it expanded to nearby vessels or the fuel dock. No fuel dock damage occurred. Fire investigators on scene. pic.twitter.com/bYMHEYvnM5
— Long Beach Fire (CA) (@LBFD) January 18, 2019
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