No injuries reported after boat explodes at Cedar Point Marina

SANDUSKY, Ohio (WTVG) - Photos and videos taken near Cedar Point show thick, dark smoke billowing from the Cedar Point Marina.

According to the U.S. Coast Guard, the gas tank of one boat caught fight and exploded. The fire quickly spread to another boat and a jet ski.

The Coast Guard says it was training nearby and quickly responded. We're told no injuries have been reported and no one appeared to be on either boat or the jet ski.

A spokesperson from Cedar Point issued the following statement:
"At approximately 4:15 p.m., the Cedar Point and Sandusky Fire Departments responded to a report of a boat on fire in the Cedar Point Marina. The crews are actively managing the isolated situation and there are no injuries reported. The incident did not occur on park property, and Cedar Point’s operations are not affected."

The Coast Guard says the fire has been put out. The Marine Safety Unit will investigate the cause.