Boat erupts in flames at Melbourne home

A boat has erupted in flames in the driveway of a home in Melbourne's southeast.

Fire crews were called to the Brighton home just before 1.15pm on Monday following reports of smoke and explosions.

The boat was ablaze when they arrived and flames were spreading to the house and a garage and also threatening neighbouring properties.

The fire was brought under control within about half an hour and didn't spread further.

No one was injured.

Fire Rescue Victoria said the cause of the fire was under investigation.

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