Passengers Safe After Boat Fire Off of Ocean City, NJ Coast

OCEAN CITY, N.J. -Emergency crews responded to a boat fire off the coast of Ocean City New Jersey Sunday morning.

The Coast Guard received a report of a fire on board a 20 foot vessel around 10:50 a.m.

Authorities say two people were on board, but were able to escape without injury.

By the time crews arrived on scene, the boat was fully engulfed.

The passengers were taken to the Coast Guard station for further examination.