Firefighters put out tow boat blaze on Johns Island

Source: North Charleston Fire Department
Source: North Charleston Fire Department

JOHNS ISLAND, SC (WCSC) - The North Charleston Fire Department's fire boat and crews assisted St. Johns Fire in extinguishing a boat fire Thursday afternoon on the Stono River.

The fire occurred just after 5 p.m. at the Gift Plantation on Johns Island.

Fire officials say a kayaker notified authorities of a fire aboard a 24 foot tow boat. When fire crews arrived on the scene they found the boat fully engulfed with flames.

Firefighters from multiple agencies were able to put out the blaze and no one was injured.

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