Authorities investigating boat fire as possible arson
Petaluma, California – According to authorities, police and fire officials in Petaluma are investigating the fire that burst out on a boat near the Petaluma River’s turning basin early Saturday morning.
According to authorities, fire crews and police arrived at the scene about 4 a.m. Saturday. The fire was fully extinguished, but an odor lingered due to the dense fog in the region, according to authorities.
According to the Petaluma Fire Department, the odor isn’t a public health issue, but individuals who are worried are advised to close windows and stay indoors.
The Petaluma Fire Department and other agencies are investigating the cause of the fire.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Petaluma Police Department tips line at [email protected].