There were two people on a boat near shore when flames broke out, according to St. Petersburg Fire and Rescue. Neither person was injured. A Clearwater fire boat helped extinguish the flames.
Fire investigators don’t yet know what caused the boat fire.
St. Petersburg Fire Rescue Lt. Steve Lawrence said the fire was contained to just the boat and that no other structures were damaged. The amount of damage and type of boat that caught fire was not released by officials.