Watch: 9 passengers safe after boat catches fire in Sarasota Bay

Sarasota County

SARASOTA, Fla. (WFLA) — A boat with nine passengers on board caught fire in Sarasota Bay Saturday morning.

The boat was floating about 350 yards west of the 10th Street boat ramp. A viewer submitted the video above around 10:15. They said the fire started around 10 a.m.

The Sarasota Police Department said good Samaritans assisted officers in bringing nine passengers to shore safely.

Check back for updates.

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