In videos and photos circulating on social media, a tourist catamaran is seen burning near the small island of A Toxa off the Galician coast in northwestern Spain.
The vessel, which had 52 people onboard, reportedly collided with another boat; at least seven people were injured, local media report.
Las autoridades confirman que no hay víctimas en el incendio del catamarán de pasajeros de #OGrove. Hay algunos heridos leves. Todos los que han saltado al mar para huir del fuego han sido rescatados pic.twitter.com/hlwkcbrBaw— A3Galicia (@Antena3Galicia) 24 июля 2018 г.
Black smoke is seen coming out of the vessel after it burst into flames.
Spain tourist boat fire: 'Several injured' after vessel bursts into flames near island in Galicia pic.twitter.com/1Hrepvt2vh— rsirbu (@rsirbu1) 24 июля 2018 г.
Rescue workers were filmed trying to put out the fire from boats and from the shore.