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Police: Good Samaritan rescues 3 people from boat fire in Great South Bay

Police say the vessel caught fire about a mile from Timber Point.

News 12 Staff

May 26, 2024, 10:20 AM

Updated 26 days ago

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A good Samaritan rescued three people aboard a boat that erupted in flames Saturday morning in the Great South Bay.
Police say the vessel caught fire about a mile from Timber Point. When officers responded, they found that everyone on board had already evacuated to a nearby boat.
The Suffolk Marine Bureau and multiple fire departments worked to put out the flames.
No injuries were reported, according to authorities. The cause of the fire remains under investigation.


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