Boat Fire in the Laguna Madre Prompts Multi-agency Response

Boat located near JFK Bridge

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX – At approximately 4:32 p.m., a boat fire was reported near the Humble Channel off Laguna Shores. The Corpus Christi Fire Department Station 13 in Flour Bluff and the Flour Bluff Volunteer Fire Department ESD2 responded to the call.

The involved vessel was described as a small sailboat that had partially sunken.

At this time, there are no known environmental hazards, as no sheen has been observed near the boat.

There were no reported injuries, and it’s unknown what caused the fire.

Responders from the Corpus Christi Fire Department, Flour Bluff ESD2, and Texas Game Wardens are currently on the scene, and the situation is being monitored closely.

We urge the public to stay away from the area until further notice. We will provide updates on the situation as soon as possible.

For more information, contact Public Information Officer Brianna Sandoval at 361-826-1655, or email at