Eight people escape burning boat in Hartland

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HARTLAND, Maine (WABI) - Eight people escaped from a burning boat on Morrill Pond in Hartland Wednesday afternoon.

Game wardens say the boat was towing a tube when the fire broke out just before 3:00 p.m.

Members of the Hartland Fire Fepartment and other boaters on the water helped get everyone to shore safely.

No one was injured.

The cause of the fire has not been determined, but officials believe it may have started in the engine compartment.