Emergency crews have raced to contain raging boat and jetski fires in Perth’s southern suburbs.
A 15-metre long boat and the smaller recreation watercraft went up in flames at the Port Coogee Marina on Thursday morning, with the alert raised just before 11am.
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Six fire crews from Fremantle and Cockburn raced to the marina in North Coogee where they were able to contain the jetski fire and then extinguish the boat blaze.
Pictures captured from the scene showed firefighters working to put out the blaze and thick black smoke billowing from the boat and across homes.
“Wow! Drama at Port Coogee Marina. Smoke on the water. A boat went up in flames and also set fire to a jetski,” witness Michael Meehan posted on social media.
Fire has ripped through a boat and jetski at Port Coogee Marina. Credit: 7NEWS
A DFES spokesperson said the fires were dealt with in about 30 minutes.
Crews remained on the ground to ensure there were no flare-ups.
An electrical fault has been blamed for sparking the fires.
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