FORT LAUDERDALE (CBSMiami/AP) — An early start for some New Year’s Eve pyrotechnics in South Florida.READ MORE: Jimmy Butler Scores 41, Heat Take Game 1 From Celtics 118-107
Authorities worked late Monday afternoon to put out a fire on a 50-foot yacht.
Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue tweeted that firefighters were fighting the blaze on New Year’s Eve at the Bahia Mar marina in Fort Lauderdale.READ MORE: MDFR Identifies "Voice In The Rubble" Victim
Local television stations showed smoke billowing from the yacht which was leaning to a side in the water.
Firefighters doused the boat with water and foam.
By the time that flames were extinguished, the yacht was almost completely submerged.MORE NEWS: Opera Singer, Fashion Designer Radmila Lolly Thrills Miami Heat Fans With Custom-Designed Ball Gowns
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