The Ibiza emergency services were called out at the end of the day on Tuesday. A sailing boat with six Belgians on board had caught fire off the coast of Cala Jondal, the Diario de Ibiza reported. The boat caught fire in the open sea. The six people were all rescued. A distress call was received at around 5.30pm, saying the boat was on fire. The people on board and a dog were rescued by nearby boats. The passengers were not able to put the fire out, which led to the boat sinking.