UPDATE: There were two on the boat, one was burned.  That explains him jumping into the water.  He was able to put the fire out with a dry chemical extinguisher.

5:30pm–#Stratford Connecticut–Today’s vehicle fire is a boat located under the Devon Bridge.  The fire was in the engine compartment and now out (the red and white boat in the picture).  Other boaters were quick to assist.

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