US Coast Guard rescues 4 from Lake Erie after boat fire near Mentor

US Coast Guard rescues 4 from Lake Erie after boat fire near Mentor
US Coast Guard rescues 4 from Lake Erie after boat fire near Mentor (Source: U.S. Coast Guard Station Fairport)

MENTOR, Ohio (WOIO) - Four boaters jumped into Lake Erie after their boat caught fire Wednesday evening near Mentor at about 8 p.m.

The boaters were wearing life jackets and they were rescued by the U.S. Coast Guard after quickly abandoning ship.

They are all now safe and back on shore, but the cause of the fire has not yet been announced.

US Coast Guard rescues 4 from Lake Erie after boat fire near Mentor
US Coast Guard rescues 4 from Lake Erie after boat fire near Mentor (Source: U.S. Coast Guard Station Fairport)

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