Person burned in Nassau County sailboat fire, deputies say

Authorities responded Sunday to a sailboat fire in Nassau County.
Authorities responded Sunday to a sailboat fire in Nassau County. (Nassau County Sheriff's Office)

One person suffered minor burns in a sailboat fire Sunday in Nassau County, authorities said.

The Nassau County Sheriff’s Office, Nassau County Fire Rescue, the Fernandina Beach Fire Department and the Fernandina Beach Police Department responded to the fire.

The Sheriff’s Office said there were two people on board the boat, one of whom suffered minor burns to her leg.

Deputies said several people passing by also assisted in quickly putting out the fire.