Fire rescue groups save yacht from burning down in Miami-Dade

Miami-Dade firefighters extinguished a boat fire that occurred early Tuesday morning.

According to fire rescue officials, the yacht erupted in flames just before 10:30 a.m. behind the Miami River Apartments at 60 La Gorce Circle.

A Miami Beach Fire Rescue boat also responded to the scene to help extinguish the flames.

Fire crews worked to contain and extinguish the fire by utilizing foam.

According to officials, both crews were able to save the yacht from burning to the ground and dewatered the boat to protect it from sinking.

The cause of the fire is unclear at this time.

There were no reported injuries.

The following video was sent to Local 10 by Miami-Dade Fire Rescue:

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