Crews respond to yacht fire across from Blount Island

The Sky4 helicopter flew over the scene of a yacht fire Thursday on Jacksonville's Northside. (Copyright 2022 by WJXT News4Jax - All rights reserved.)

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Crews responded to a fire aboard a yacht docked off Safe Harbor Way across from Blount Island on Jacksonville’s Northside.

The Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department said it responded just after 12:30 p.m. to an electrical fire in the engine of the yacht.

The News4JAX Sky 4 helicopter flew over the scene, and aerial footage showed firefighters standing on the dock and some light smoke coming from the white vessel.

The extent of the damage was not immediately known.