Boat spotted in flames in Dubai Marina

Black smoke was seen coming from the vessel on Tuesday afternoon

A fire broke out on a boat moored in Dubai Marina on Tuesday.

An eyewitness shot video of the incident that showed plumes of black smoke rising from the vessel, as shown in the video above.

It appeared to be moored in the marina between the super-tall Cayan Tower and the new harbour development.

The boat was completely gutted by the blaze. Patrick Ryan / The National

Civil Defence said the blaze was under control as of about 3pm. Nearby security guards said they did not believe anyone was injured.

Rescue boats were seen towing the remains of the vessel, which was gutted by the blaze, at about 5pm.