SAN DIEGO (CBS 8) - A fire investigation is underway after a boat erupts into flames in the backyard of a Lemon Grove home.
Video from a witness showed flames and a huge plume of smoke coming from the 26-foot Sea Swirl vessel.
The fire was reported just after 5:00 p.m. in a backyard of a home on Cabernet Way.
A witness told CBS News 8 that the boat's owner was working on it when something ignited and then the boat exploded.
No injuries were reported, but the boat is considered a total loss.
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