Photos: Cabin Cruiser Catches Fire Off Coast Of Malibu
A boat caught fire off the coast of Malibu Tuesday morning, requiring the rescue two people and a dog.
At about 7:30 a.m. Tuesday morning, lifeguards received a report of a boat on fire less than a mile off Leo Carrillo State Beach, according to KTLA. The boat in question was a 45-foot cabin cruiser, and two humans and one dog were on board at the time.
A private boat took the trio off of their boat. When rescuers arrived, the three were transferred to a U.S. Coast Guard ship. Other ships doused the boat with water to put the fire out.
At this time, it's not clear why the boat caught on fire. Though photos of the boat appear to show a total loss of the vessel, neither the human or canine occupants were hurt, according to ABC 7.