RUMSON, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — No one was injured Sunday when a boat caught fire in the Shrewsbury River in New Jersey.
The fire broke out just before 3 p.m. on the boat, which had 10 passengers onboard, according to New Jersey State Police.READ MORE: NYC Residents Told To Wear Masks In Indoor Public Settings, As Omicron Variant Confirmed In Canada
A photo from the scene showed black smoke billowing from a small boat in flames.READ MORE: Omicron Variant: 1st North American Case Detected In Ontario
The people onboard quickly escaped by jumping into the water. Once the fire was put out, the boat sank, officials said.
There were no injuries, state police said.MORE NEWS: Ghislaine Maxwell Trial Set To Start Monday In Manhattan
It was not clear late Sunday what caused the fire.