Nearly 100 people were rescued from a boat in the East River Friday afternoon after a fire broke out in the engine room, police and fire officials said.

The fire was reported on “The Jewel” around 11:30 a.m. as the boat moved through the East River near Governors Island, officials said. The FDNY had initially said the fire was on a ferry.

Fire officials said 96 people were on board the boat. They were evacuated to Pier 11/Wall Street via a commercial tug boat, police said.

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