Boat catches fire at Steamboat Landing burning dock, vegetation


The fire started on a boat along Route 160 in Steamboat Landing on Friday evening before spreading.

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A fire, which officials say started on a boat in the Sacramento Delta, destroyed a dock and at least an acre of vegetation on Friday.

According to a Facebook post from the River Delta Fire District, firefighters were called to Steamboat Landing in Sacramento County along Route 160 around 6 p.m. Friday following reports of a boat fire.

Firefighters found a 70ft boat on fire after arriving. The fire has spread to a dock and at least an acre of vegetation, according to firefighters.

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Crews from the Courtland Fire, Walnut Grove Fire District, Cosumnes Fire District, Sacramento County Sheriff’s Office, California and Department of Fish and Game, and California Highway Patrol (CHP) all responded to the blaze.

While also on the waters after Friday’s fire, CHP said they also found a stolen vehicle in the Sacramento Delta. The car was pulled out of the water by a tow truck, photos posted by the CHP show.

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