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FORT LAUDERDALE (CBSMiami/AP) — An early start for some New Year’s Eve pyrotechnics in South Florida.

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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.

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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.

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