LEE COUNTY, Fla. -- Two people are recovering after they had to be rescued by the Key West Express ferry boat.
A boat with two people and a dog on it caught on fire, so the captain of the Key West Express helped rescue them.
A Fox 4 viewer sent in photos showing the boat in flames.
The ferry was on its way back from Key West heading to Fort Myers when it came upon the distressed vessel.
The Coast Guard says the cause of fire is under investigation.
Viewer video: Key West Ferry approaches boat on fire in Gulf of Mexico