The National Coast Guard of Grand Bay was urgently mobilized at the Coin de Mire around 8 AM on Saturday, August 13 after a fishing boat caught fire. One occupant of the boat was badly burned. He was urgently taken to hospital where he was admitted to the burn unit.
The Grand Bay police were alerted and has opened an investigation to determine the exact circumstances of the fire. At this stage, they could not confirm how many people were on board the boat.
More coming. Stay tuned.