The incident was reported shortly after 5:50 p.m. near Silver Strand Beach
The six people aboard the boat included one child, authorities said. The fire was reported to be extinguished before authorities reached the vessel.
Channel Islands Harbor Patrol responded to the boat in distress to tow it back to Channel Islands Harbor. No injuries or pollution were reported as a result of the incident.
Jeremy Childs is a breaking news and public safety reporter covering the night shift for the Ventura County Star. He can be reached by calling 805-437-0208 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.