Jun 19, 2016 5:38 PM

2 rescued from burning boat off the coast of Portsmouth


PORTSMOUTH - Marine officers rescued two people from a burning boat just south of the harbor Sunday morning.

Officials received reports of heavy black smoke emanating from a vessel. Fish and Game officers arrived first on scene and saw two people hanging onto a line that was tied to the boat. Portsmouth Fire was able to extinguish the fire on the 30-foot vessel. The boat was towed to Portsmouth Harbor.

No injuries were reported.


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