S. Fla. Boats Go Up In Flames

Chopper 4 approaches two boats on fire in Ft. Lauderdale (Source: CBS4)
Boat Fire Fort Lauderdale01 Chopper 4 approaches two boats on fire in Ft. Lauderdale (Source: CBS4)
The boat where the fire originated is a 1987 40' Mainship Motor Yacht.  (Source: Capt. Ray Cicero, Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue)
Boat fire 1 The boat where the fire originated is a 1987 40' Mainship Motor Yacht. (Source: Capt. Ray Cicero, Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue)
The "Chico Malo" is registered in New Jersey.  The value of the boat is likely in the $100,000 range.  The boat was destroyed. (Source: Capt. Ray Cicero, Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue)
Boat fire 2 The "Chico Malo" is registered in New Jersey. The value of the boat is likely in the $100,000 range. The boat was destroyed. (Source: Capt. Ray Cicero, Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue)
The two boats were fully engulfed in flames. (Source: CBS4)
Boat Fire Fort Lauderdale03 The two boats were fully engulfed in flames. (Source: CBS4)
Flames from the Chico Malo ignited and destroyed a 1996 38' Hunter sailboat, probably valued in the $100,000 range as well. The thick smoke could be seen for miles around. (source: CBS4)
Boat Fire Fort Lauderdale04 Flames from the Chico Malo ignited and destroyed a 1996 38' Hunter sailboat, probably valued in the $100,000 range as well. The thick smoke could be seen for miles around. (source: CBS4)
The third boat involved, which was damaged, but not destroyed, was a 35' Maxum Motor Yacht, likely valued in the $50,000 range. (Source: CBS4)
Boat Fire Fort Lauderdale05 The third boat involved, which was damaged, but not destroyed, was a 35' Maxum Motor Yacht, likely valued in the $50,000 range. (Source: CBS4)
One person was hurt. (Source: CBS4)
Boat Fire Fort Lauderdale02 One person was hurt. (Source: CBS4)
It happened behind the Kira-Mar Waterfront Villas and Docks at 77 Hendricks Isles in Fort Lauderdale. (source: CBS4)
Boat Fire Fort Lauderdale06 It happened behind the Kira-Mar Waterfront Villas and Docks at 77 Hendricks Isles in Fort Lauderdale. (source: CBS4)
Firefighters attacked the flames from all sides including the water. (Source: CBS4)
Boat Fire Fort Lauderdale07 Firefighters attacked the flames from all sides including the water. (Source: CBS4)
In the end, a 35-foot sailboat and a 35-foot motorboat were destroyed. (Source: CBS4)
Boat Fire Fort Lauderdale10 In the end, a 35-foot sailboat and a 35-foot motorboat were destroyed. (Source: CBS4)
The heat and flames scorced the side of a third boat. (source: CBS4)
Boat Fire Fort Lauderdale09 The heat and flames scorced the side of a third boat. (source: CBS4)
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