Boat Fire In Morehead City

A shocking sight for boaters near Morehead City today.

A vessel was docked at the State Port when the fire broke out in the forward hull. Officials with the Morehead City Police Department say the vessel was carrying rubber products. The Port Authority with aid from the Morehead City Fire Department were able to get the fire under control.

There were no injuries on the ship or on shore as result of the blaze and they are still looking into the cause of the fire.