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: Maryland Weather: Tornado Watch Lingers For Eastern Shore Counties
Two people were on board. Both were rescued unharmed.READ MORE: Pandemic Highlighted Need To Address Disparities In Minority Access To Mental Health Care, Advocates Say
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: Delays For 7 Miles Reported On US 50 East Before Bay Bridge
There’s no word on what caused the fire.