Charter boat carrying eight passengers catches fire in Gulf of Mexico


ORANGE BEACH, Ala. (WKRG) — UPDATE: The charter boat Hoss Fly is the boat that caught on fire. All passengers safely made it to a center console and are headed back to shore. Capt. Doug Price with Eagle Express Charters is in radio contact.


A charter boat has caught on fire off the coast of Orange Beach, just south of Perdido Pass.

Sources say the boat had eight passengers on board. There’s no word on if anyone was injured.

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