Watch FL Firefighters Battle Shrimp Boat Blaze

Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department crews responded to a Mayport dock fire that damaged one boat and sunk another.

The Florida Times-Union, Jacksonville
Fire engulfs one of the Mayport shrimp boats as Jacksonville, FL, firefighters battle the blaze.
Fire engulfs one of the Mayport shrimp boats as Jacksonville, FL, firefighters battle the blaze.
First Coast News | Florida Times-Union

An early Tuesday morning fire at a Mayport dock has damaged two shrimp boats, causing one to sink, the Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department told Times-Union news partner First Coast News.

Details are limited, but fire crews were called out about 4 a.m. to a dock in the 4300 block of Ocean Street to find two boats heavily engulfed in flames and smoke, fire officials said.


One boat did sink about 4:30 a.m., fire officials said. At this time, it's unknown how the fire started.

The Times-Union and Jacksonville.com will have more on the fire as it becomes available.

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