SMITH MOUNTAIN LAKE, Va. (WFXR) – Fire crews responded to a boat fire reported on the Roanoke River Channel just north of Hales Ford Bridge on Smith Mountain Lake.

The call came in around 5:43 p.m.

Four occupants on the boat were able to escape without injury.

Crews with the Smith Mountain Lake Marine Fire Department, Scruggs Fire & Rescue and the Franklin County Department of Public Safety all responded to the fire.

The cause of the fire is currently under investigation.

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