7 rescued from Jones Beach boat fire

Emergency crews rescued seven people and battled a raging boat fire tonight off the coast of Jones Beach.Wantagh and Freeport fire departments, as well as

WANTAGH - Emergency crews rescued seven people and battled a raging boat fire tonight off the coast of Jones Beach.

Wantagh and Freeport fire departments, as well as the Coast Guard, fought the fire, which was about 300 feet from the shore, for more than two hours.

Officials say that one person on board suffered minor hand injuries.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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