PORT JEFFERSON, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) – Four people were forced to jump into the water off Long Island after their boat burst into flames.
It happened near the Danford’s Hotel & Marina dock in Port Jefferson, reports CBS2’s Mary Calvi.READ MORE: 'Moulin Rouge! The Musical' Wins Big As Broadway Celebrates The 74th Annual Tony Awards
It’s not clear how the fire started but the local fire chief says it was probably mechanical.READ MORE: Police Seize 7 Vans Allegedly Used As Airbnb Rentals In Manhattan
The four boaters were pulled from the water by a jet skier.MORE NEWS: Woman Accused Of Telling Black Couple At Brooklyn Dog Park, 'Stay In Your Hood'
They were treated for minor burns and smoke inhalation.