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Chester House Boat Fire Under Investigation

Posted: Jul 11, 2018 12:56 PM Updated:

CHESTER, Md.- The Office of the Maryland State Fire Marshal is investigating a house boat fire in Chester that caused an estimated $100,000 in damage.

According to fire officials, the fire started in the living quarters near the stern of the 50-foot "Catamaran Cruisers" boat a little before 9:30 a.m. Tuesday. The boat was docked at a marina at 301 Tackle Circle and was reported by bystanders.

Firefighters from the Kent Island Volunteer Fire Department responded to the scene. The fire was controlled in about 30 minutes, officials said.

No injuries were reported. 

The cause is still under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to contact Deputy State Fire Marshals at the Upper Eastern Regional Office at 410-822-7609.

 

 

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