Luxury boat catches fire, intruder charged with arson - KMSP-TV

Luxury boat catches fire, intruder charged with arson

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Julio Chavez Jr., 34. (Photo courtesy of Chicago police) Julio Chavez Jr., 34. (Photo courtesy of Chicago police)
CHICAGO (FOX 32 News) -

Chicago firefighters responded to a call of a boat on fire Friday and police ended up hauling a man away.

The fire on the luxury boat at Burnham Harbor started late Friday afternoon and when firefighters arrived, they found a man below deck who shouldn't have been there.

The trespasser was taken into custody. No one was hurt.

Julio Chavez Jr., 34, was charged with felony arson and burglary, according to police. Chavez's home address wasn't immediately known.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

The Sun-Times Media Wire contributed to this report. 

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