American flag still flying after Florida casino shuttle boat fire

Incredible video from Sky10 shows the charred remains of a Port Richey casino shuttle boat this morning. One person died hours after the incident Sunday.

PORT RICHEY, Fla. -- An American flag still flies in the hours since a casino shuttle boat filled with passengers caught fire.

Sky10 flew over the charred remains Monday, Jan. 15, to capture the remarkable view -- aside from the flag, seemingly in good condition, the remainder of the boat almost is unrecognizable.

One person, a 42-year-old woman, died late Sunday. Authorities say she was not immediately taken in for treatment after the fire, rather, she later was admitted to the emergency room at Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point in Hudson.

She died at the hospital.


Video: Coast Guard helicopter video of burning shuttle boat

In total, 50 people were able to get off the boat as it was engulfed. More than a dozen people were hospitalized immediately afterward.

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