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Boat on Fire Near Long Island in Boston Harbor

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Update 12:15pm - According to US Coast Guard:

Coast Guard received a call around 11am for a boat fire on a 24 foot recreation vessel.

The boat was between Deer Island and Long Island in the Boston Harbor.

One person was taken off the boat by a good samaritan.

The person appears to be in good condition but was taken to New England Medical as precaution

Massport Fire, Boston Fire and MA Environmental Agency are on scene to help in fighting the fire.

Coast Guard is involved helping to keep everyone away from the scene

(NECN: Boston, Mass.) - Massport Fire is reporting to NECN that a boat near Long Island in Boston Harbor is on fire.

They are reporting that the fire was knocked down, but started up again.

Water levels are preventing crews from getting any closer to the boat.

There is no word on injuries at this time.

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