A boat fire along the Sacramento River causes nearby road closures – Low Calorie Diets Tips

A boat fire along the Sacramento River causes nearby road closures



THIS IS KCRA 3, WE BEGIN WITH BREAKING NEWS. EDIE: AND THE BREAKING NEWS IS IN SACRAMENTO WHERE A BOAT IS BURNING ALONG THE SACRAMENTO RIVER. TY: THIS ALL HAPPENED NEAR I-80 AND GARDEN HIGHWAY. ORKO MANNA IS ON SITE RIGHT NOW. HE HAS THE LATEST. IT WAS A BOAT THAT CATCHED FIRE AND FIRE OFFICERS SAY THEY WILL ONLY LET IT BURN OUT. >> The Reporter: THAT’S CORRECT. YES THERE ARE A LOT OF SACRAMENTO FIRE FIRE TRUCKS HERE AND YOU CAN ACTUALLY SEE THE SMOKE FROM THE BOAT FIRE WHERE WE ARE STANDING. MUCH OF THIS TRUE SMOKE HERE ON GARDEN HIGHWAY, WHERE WE ARE, IS THE PORTION OF GARDEN HIGHWAY AT SANDY COVE PARK THAT LIES AGAIN ON THE SACRAMENTO RIVER, AGAIN HERE ON GARDEN HIGHWAY. YOU CAN SEE THE WHITE AND BROWN SMOKE WARMING UP FROM THE RIVER. THIS IS AS CLOSE AS WE CAN GO RIGHT NOW, THERE IS LIMITED ACCESS TO WHERE WE ARE RIGHT NOW, BUT SACRAMENTO FIRE SAYS THIS WAS A PRIVATELY OWNED 85 FOOT BOAT WALKED OFF THE GARDEN HIGHWAY HERE FIRE FING. RESTRICTED ACCESSIBILITY HAS OFFERED YOU THAT EXTINGUISHING THE FIRE WAS MADE UNLIKELY. THEY SAY THE BOAT WILL LIKELY SINK AND THE COAST GUARD AND FISH AND GAME DEPARTMENT WILL BE CONTACTED JUST TO LET THEM KNOW. AGAIN TAKE A LIVE LOOK AT SEVERAL SACRAMENTO FIREFIGHTERS ON THE SITE TRYING TO TAKE A LOOK AT THIS SITUATION. THERE ARE A HANDFUL OF SACRAMENTO FIRE FIGHTER VEHICLES. AGAIN WE ARE TOLD THAT AN 85 FOOT PRIVATELY OWNED BOAT IS BURNING. LOOK TOWARD THE RIVER HERE FROM THE GARDEN HIGHWAY, THE LARGE AMOUNT OF SMOKE, WHITE AND BROWN SMOKE IS COMING FROM THE BOAT FIRE WHICH WILL ONLY CONTAIN THE WALK AND WE ARE TOLD NOW THERE ARE NO INJURIES NOW THAT IS GOOD NEWS AND WHAT EXACTLY STARTED THIS FIRE IS STILL UNKNOWN, WE ARE STILL WORKING TO GET THESE DETAILS FROM OFFICIALS AND WILL BE SURE TO UPDATE THEM WHEN WE RECEIVE THEM. COVERAGE LIVE IN SACRAMENTO, ORKO MANNA, KCRA 3 NEWS. We’re trying to get a feel for, well, we might be able to go back to help if the Garden Highway is affected, because that can be a pretty busy thoroughfare. WHERE EXACTLY ARE YOU OUTSIDE THE GARDEN HIGHWAY OR IS THIS CLOSED CURRENTLY? THE REPORTER: YES, WE ARE ACTUALLY STANDING ON THE GARDEN HIGHWAY. THERE IS A PART OF THE GARDEN HIGHWAY AS YOU MENTIONED THAT IS CLOSED OFF. YOU CAN SEE THE ORANGE CONES HERE. WE ARE RIGHT ON SANDY COVE PARK ON THE 2100 BLOCK OF GARDEN HIGHWAY SO AGAIN HERE YOU CAN SEE THE ORANGE CONES THAT ARE CLOSED OFF IN THIS AREA IN BOTH DIRECTIONS. WE SEE CARS GOING APPROACH TO THE ORANGE CONES AND THEN TURNING BACK SO THE CLOSED PORTION OF THE GARDEN HIGHWAY IS NOT TOO BIG. AGAIN ONLY AROUND NEAR SANDY COVE PARK FROM WHAT WE CAN SEE BUT AGAIN THERE HAS FIRE OFFICERS HERE AND WE ALSO HAVE CHP BLOCKING THE ROADS BOTH DIRECTIONS. BUT AGAIN ONLY A SMALLER PART OF GARDEN HIGHWAY

A boat fire along the Sacramento River causes nearby road closures

Portions of Sacramento’s Garden Highway are closed while crews say they set a nearby boat on fire in the water. The Sacramento Fire Department said a privately owned 85-foot boat along the Garden Highway near Sand Cove Park was burning in a difficult location for crews to access so they could keep the boat burning. “The boat is likely to sink and the Coast Guard and Fish & Game have been contacted to raise awareness,” the fire department said in a tweet. The fire department told KCRA 3’s Orko Manna that the boat is likely to burn for hours. No injuries from the fire were reported.

Portions of Sacramento’s Garden Highway are closed while crews say they set a nearby boat on fire in the water.

The Sacramento Fire Department said a privately owned 85-foot boat along the Garden Highway near Sand Cove Park was burning in a spot that crews find difficult to access, so they will keep the boat burning.

“The boat is likely to sink and the Coast Guard and Fish & Game have been contacted to raise awareness.” This was announced by the fire department in a tweet.

The fire department told KCRA 3’s Orko Manna that the boat would likely burn for hours.

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No injuries from the fire were reported.

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