Around 2 pm today August 17 2017, a 128 foot yacht caught on fire by Nice airport Côte d’Azur.
Quickly coming to the rescue were the maritime firefighter of the SDIS who eventually saved 11 passengers and 4 crew members.
During the incident, giant black smoke was visible from the beach and the Alpes Maritimes. The yacht was 5 miles away the coast when the fire started.
The boat was had been chartered coming back from the Provence of Italy.