0.3 min readBy Published On: August 3rd, 2018Categories: News0 Comments on Yikes!  A sailboat was struck by lightning near Castle Island

Boston fire responded to a call for a boat on fire in the waters off of Castle Island on Friday around 2pm.  Two marine units responded to the scene.  According to the Boston Globe, rescuers took 9 people off of the sailboat and none of them were hurt.  Lightning struck the boat causing fiery conditions from the engine room.

Massport Fire Department also responded to the call.

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