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Crews battle massive boat fire in Virginia Beach

The boat fire occurred at the Fisherman's Wharf Marina. Crews were able to contain the fire and hazardous material from the boat.

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — Virginia Beach Fire crews battled a massive boat fire at the Fisherman's Wharf Marina early Friday morning.

Fire units received the call around 3:25 a.m. Crews found a 42-foot fishing boat on fire on Winston Salem Avenue.

The boat fire was under control by 3:42 a.m. Crews prevented hazardous materials from spreading by applying a containment boom in the water near the Rudee Inlet. 

No one was injured and the fire is under investigation.

Officials said city fireboats assisted fire crews.

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