VIDEO: JFRD battles boat fire that injured at least 1 near Heckscher Drive

At least one person was injured Wednesday morning in a boat fire near Heckscher Drive.

According to the Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department, one person had to be taken to the hospital after a boat caught fire on the St. Johns River around 5 a.m. Wednesday.

JFRD posted a video on social media showing crews battling the boat fire from what appears to be a bridge walkway. (Press play above to watch JFRD’s video.)

Traffic on Heckscher Drive was affected while crews worked the fire.

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