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A boat caught fire on the water near Canton Waterfront Park Saturday afternoon, city officials said.

A boat caught fire on the water near Canton Waterfront Park on Saturday afternoon, city officials said.

Officials with the fire department and the Mayor's Office of Emergency Management said a fire boat response team was called at 12:40 p.m., and the crew found heavy smoke showing from the 34-foot long vessel.

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Firefighters placed the blaze under control at 1:20 p.m.

One person from the boat was treated at the scene, but refused transport to a hospital, officials said. No firefighters were injured.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

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