ALAPPUZHA: A house boat caught fire at Kainakari in Alappuzha backwaters on Sunday.
This the second incident during the onam season in Alappuzha backwaters.
Lake Safari, the boat which was sailing in Meenapally kayal at Kainakari caught fire while drifting on water.
The Nedumudi police said that the fire had broken out near the generator of the boat and it spread to the other parts immediately.
The boat is now on shore and the boats attendants had helped in rescuing seven passengers from the boat.
The fire and rescue service personnel from Alappuzha doused the fire after 30 minutes.
Kitchen and half portion of the bed room got gutted in the mishap.