Woman Found Dead Aboard Burning Boat at Terminal Island - NBC Southern California

Woman Found Dead Aboard Burning Boat at Terminal Island



    Person Found Dead on Burning Boat

    A person was found dead after fire fighters extinguished a fire aboard a boat docked at Terminal Island Oct. 21, 2019. (Published Monday, Oct. 21, 2019)

    Firefighters called to put out a fire aboard a 35-foot cabin cruiser at Terminal Island Monday morning found a woman dead inside, authorities said.

    Firefighters were called at 4:05 a.m. to Berth 258 at the Port of Los Angeles at Terminal Island, Los Angles Fire Department spokesman Brian Humphrey said.

    The boat was well-involved in flames when firefighters arrived, Humphrey said. They put out the flames in 16 minutes, then discovered the person dead aboard the boat, which was still afloat, he said.

    A spokesman at the scene of the fire later said the person was a woman.

    No other injuries were reported and firefighters were conducting a detailed search of the boat, Humphrey said.

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