SAN DIEGO – Smoke was seen pouring out of the back of the Bahia Belle boat in Mission Bay Tuesday morning.
The fire started in an engine compartment, according to SDFRD Lt. John Sandmeyer.
“The vessel was undergoing sea trials with new engine and preliminary indication is that there was exposed oil that ignited,” Sandmeyer said.
The extent of the damage was under investigation.
It was unknown if anyone was injured as a result of the fire.