3 men escape shrimp boat fire off Galveston
El Paso, TX (KTSM) — Three people are rescued after a shrimp boat catches fire near Galveston, Texas.
The US Coast Guard responded to the fire around 10:30 this morning.
Fire flames could be seen for miles, as the boat burned and begin sink.
Authorities say a boater in the area saw the fire and rescued the three individuals.
The shrimpers were employees of hillman's seafood market in Dickinson, Texas.
No injuries were reported.