Six survive burning powerboat in Florida Keys
Good Samaritan rescues six people near Islamorada
FLORIDA KEYS, Fla. – A good Samaritan rescued six people from a burning powerboat Thursday afternoon near Islamorada.
The fire happened near the channel 5 bridge. The U.S. Coast Guard reports the 40-foot turbine vessel had about 400 gallons of diesel fuel aboard. The powerboat is valued at $750,000.
The flames and dark smoke could be seen for miles through the Florida Keys. A 45 second cell phone video was released about 5:30 p.m.
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