Firefighters Rescue People Trapped in Boat Fire in Victoria, BC

Victoria firefighters rescued two people on board a boat that caught fire in Victoria, British Columbia, on April 10.

The owners of the vessel anchored the boat in the gorge off Bamfield park. By the time the Victoria fire department’s fire boat arrived, the cabin cruiser was engulfed in flames, according to local news reports.

Two people onboard the boat escaped, but one was taken to hospital suffering from smoke inhalation.

The cause of the fire is unknown at this time. Credit: Rachael Griffin via Storyful