MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A pillar of smoke hung over Lake Minnetonka Saturday evening after a boat caught fire on the water.

Authorities got the call at around 6:30 p.m., with Long Lake and Excelsior Fire Departments responding, along with the Hennepin County Water Patrol.

(credit: Austin Hilgenberg/ATopShot Aerial Media)

(credit: Austin Hilgenberg/ATopShot Aerial Media)

Officials say the boat ultimately sank after all passengers jumped off the boat to safety.

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