Official: Two people on yacht when engine catches fire

POSTED: 6:16 AM Jul 24 2013   UPDATED: 10:35 AM Jul 24 2013
SNEADS FERRY, ONSLOW COUNTY -

Fire crews said they responded to an engine fire on a 56-foot motor yacht in Onslow County.

Chief Ricky Hardison, of the Turkey Creek Volunteer Fire Department, said it happened at about 2:30 a.m. Wednesday morning.

According to Hardison, two people were on board the yacht that was docked at Swan Point Marina in Sneads Ferry. They were not injured.

The flames were quickly put out by fire crews, Hardison said.