Electrical issue led to boat fire on Lake Simcoe

An electrical issue led to an uncontrollable boat fire on Lake Simcoe Sunday (Oct. 11).

According to the York Regional Police, the fire occurred on a boat near Big Bay Point.

A social media post from the OPP noted that four people were plucked from the water by those on a passing vessel after the blaze broke out.

Officers from the Barrie Police were also dispatched, along with firefighters from Orillia, Ramara and Oro.

Video courtesy of OPP (Twitter), photo courtesy of York Regional Police (Twitter).

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