Two dead, Three injured in Boat Fire

The boat fire broke out around 5:48 p.m. Saturday when it was docked near the fueling station in Alamitos Bay.

Firefighters said two women died at the scene, while the other victims in the fire, two men and a woman, were taken to the hospital for burn injuries. All people onboard the 35-foot boat are thought to be in their 60’s. 

A 35’ pleasure craft was well involved with fire upon the arrival of Long Beach Fire department. The fire occurred in close proximity to the fuel dock near Fire Station 21.

Five patients were involved in the incident. There are two confirmed fatalities, and three other patients have sustained burn-related injuries and have been treated and transported to local area hospitals by paramedics.

The fire required multiple land-based and marine-based resources to extinguish the fire. The fire has been extinguished, and resources continue to operate at the incident. Mutual aid was requested and received by @ocfireauthority to provide additional resources at the scene of the fire.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.