6 people rescued from burning boat before it sank in Lake Tahoe

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By Yosi Yahoudai
Founder and Managing Partner

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. — Six people were rescued from a burning boat on Sunday in north Lake Tahoe.

The Placer County Sheriff’s Office said it got reports of a boat fire around 1:50 p.m. near Cedar Flat. Six people were on the boat and were rescued by the U.S. Coast Guard. There were no major injuries, according to the sheriff’s office.

The fire was put out, but the boats’s hull was too damaged and the boat sank. It’s unclear how the fire started. The sheriff’s office is investigating.

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About the Author
Yosi Yahoudai is a founder and the managing partner of J&Y. His practice is comprised primarily of cases involving automobile and motorcycle accidents, but he also represents people in premises liability lawsuits, including suits alleging dangerous conditions of public property, third-party criminal conduct, and intentional torts. He also has expertise in cases involving product defects, dog bites, elder abuse, and sexual assault. He earned his Bachelor of Arts from the University of California and is admitted to practice in all California State Courts, and the United States District Court for the Southern District of California. If you have any questions about this article, you can contact Yosi by clicking here.