Sanibel Fire & Rescue District responded to the scene of a boat fire Nov. 18 along Fort Myers Beach. Crews found heavy smoke billowing from the engine compartment upon their arrival. The U.S. Coast Guard towed the boat to Bowditch Beach, where firefighters boarded the vessel and extinguished the flames. No injuries were reported.
The fire department made 18 other runs from Nov. 12-18:
Good intent call: 3
Public Service Assistance: 1
Canceled en route, false or unintentional alarms: 5