Boat explosion reported near Cedar Point
ERIE COUNTY, Oh. —
Multiple watercraft caught fire near Cedar Point after an apparent boat explosion.
The Coast Guard says its crews were training in the area when they witnessed the explosion around 4:30 p.m.
They say it appears the gas tank of one of the boats caught fire, which then spread to another boat and a jet ski. Nobody was on board and no injured have been reported.
The Coast Guard's Marine Safety Unit will be testing for air pollution.
Video was quickly posted and shared on social media with many witnesses claiming to have heard the explosion.
Crews remain on scene -- updated information will be posted as it becomes available.