OCEAN CITY, Md. (WJZ) — A fishing vessel catches fire in Ocean City.
According to the O.C. Coast Guard, the boat caught fire near 5th Street Saturday afternoon about a quarter of a mile out in the water.READ MORE: A Dad Who Traveled 1,200 Miles For Covid-19 Care Is Finally Going Home. Here's What He Wants You To Know
Two people were on board. Both were rescued unharmed.READ MORE: Baltimore County Urges People To Get Vaccinated With Super Weekend Flu Clinic
The Coast Guard says the fire engulfed the vessel, and it sank as a result.
A local salvage company will now try to recover it.MORE NEWS: American Airlines Plane Blows Tires On Runway Leaving Flights Diverted And Runways Closed At Regan National
There’s no word on what caused the fire.