Six people are back on dry land following a frightening ordeal this morning on the water... Their boat caught FIRE off the coast of St. Augustine. It happened about 35 miles off shore...during a fishing tournament... Fortunately, good Samaritans on a passing boat came to their rescue. Channel 4's Ashley Mitchem tells us what happened and how the boaters are doing now. 3 3 3 00-1020-251'13-1'20 NATS OF MAYDAY CALL!!! TAKE ALL 11 SECONDS PLEASE áááááááááááááááááááááá áThat's the mayday call that went out when The 37 foot boat, 'Treehouse', was 35 miles off the coast and a fire broke out in the engine room.John Fields, Fire Survivor 56:16 at that point we checked the safety hatch on the engine room and it was all in flames so two went to the bow of the boat we did have a life raft and we started activating the life raft and putting in the water all of this was in 5 or 10 minutes and the boat was already in flames coming out of the sideJohn Fields says one of the scariest parts ...four of the six boaters were sleeping on the boat and woke up to smoke so thick they couldn't see...including himself.56:41 By the help of them yelling my name I could hear the voice but couldn't see and the floor had already burnt out and that's when I could see and I fell throughThe Coast Guard was dispatched to that location, but other boaters came to their rescue first.Treehouse crewmembers were out on the water for the Blue Water fishing Tournament...which started Thursday. and it was a group of other tournament participants that came to the rescue.They heard the Mayday calls on THEIR radio and stopped to rescue the six before the Coast Guard got there.57:07 these gentlemen were picked us up within just 10 minutes or so on the raft so start to finish 20-25 minutesHarry Graves, Good Samaritan 58:26 I heard a distress call and had trouble hearing it and getting the latitude and longitude and eventually I heard it from the coast guard and I turned around and said hell that's the guy behind meWhen Graves turned around to help rescue he couldn't believe his eyes- the boat he just passed was in flames.58:50 it was deadly serious it was bad news the scariest thing you can think ofAll six rescued were taken to Camanchee Cove Marina- with only the one man with a minor injury.The cause of the fire is being investigated.AM C4 TLS.