SAN PEDRO (CBSLA) — A man found on a burning yacht was taken in critical condition to a hospital, where he died, authorities said Monday.
The fire was reported at 10:08 p.m. Sunday on a 70-foot yacht at Berth 33 near 22nd and Miner streets, Los Angeles Fire Department spokeswoman Amy Bastman said. The patient was in critical condition when taken to a hospital.READ MORE: Millions In Counterfeit Cialis Pills, Knock-Off Designer Apparel Seized At Port
Forty-seven firefighters had the fire out in less than half an hour, Bastman said. There was no immediate information about how the fire started.READ MORE: Ladera Ranch HOA Refuses To Allow Pride Event At Neighborhood Park
The man who died was 65 years old. The cause of death was believed to have been smoke inhalation, coroner’s Investigator Jerry McKibben said.MORE NEWS: Long Beach Acura Grand Prix To Return In Sept. With Full Crowds
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