6 people, dog rescued from burning boat in Lake Tahoe

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Tuesday, June 11, 2024 1:42AM
6 people, dog rescued from boat fire in Lake Tahoe
Investigators are trying to determine the cause of a fire aboard a small boat in Lake Tahoe.

LAKE TAHOE, Calif. (KGO) -- Investigators are trying to determine the cause of a fire aboard a small boat in Lake Tahoe.

The fire broke out Sunday afternoon near Cedar Flat.

This is an image of a boat that caught fire in Lake Tahoe, Calif. on Sunday, June 9, 2024.
This is an image of a boat that caught fire in Lake Tahoe, Calif. on Sunday, June 9, 2024.
Placer County Sheriff's Office

Six people and one dog had to be rescued from the burning boat.

A good Samaritan in another boat was able to take four of the victims and the dog to safety.

The Coast Guard rescued the two other people.

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