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Boat catches fire near sandbar at Haulover Park

Nobody on boat at time of fire

This is the charred remains of a boat that caught fire Sunday night near the sandbar at Haulover Park.
This is the charred remains of a boat that caught fire Sunday night near the sandbar at Haulover Park. (Miami-Dade Fire Rescue)

MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. – A boat was destroyed in a fire Sunday night near the sandbar at Haulover Park.

Miami-Dade Fire Rescue was called to the boat fire at the Haulover Inlet about 9:30 p.m.

Firefighters used a "deck gun" hose from a fireboat to douse the burning boat.

Nobody was on the boat at the time of the fire. It was towed back to a marina.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.