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2 jump into Lake Washington to escape burning boat

Boat burns off Kenmore (Photo: Ian Fee)

KENMORE, Wash. -- Two people managed to escape when their boat caught fire in Lake Washington Sunday evening.

The fire was reported in the waters off Kenmore just after 8 p.m. The boat became fully engulfed and two people on board jumped into the lake to flee the flames. They were eventually rescued by nearby boaters.

No injuries were reported.

Fire boats from Seattle Police, Mercer Island and King County Marine rescue were called to the scene to fight the flames.

There is no word yet what started the fire.

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