Jul 30, 2014
60°
Clear

Marina Fire Destroys Two Boats

It took 27 firefighters to quench the flames early Thursday morning.

Marina Fire Destroys Two Boats

A fire completely destroyed two boats and left a third one heavily damaged early Thursday morning at the South River Marina, according to Anne Arundel County Fire Department Lt. Keith Hamilton.

For daily headlines and breaking stories, follow Edgewater-Davidsonville Patch on Facebook, Twitter and with our  newsletters

Firefighters responded to the marina at 3:48 a.m. to a report of a single boat fire at the end of Pier B on the 100 block of Turkey Point Road. Upon arrival, firefighters found that the fire had extended to a second and third boat, Hamilton said.

“Two of [the boats] were total losses,” and the fire caused “extensive damage to the pier and third boat,” Hamilton told Patch. 

It took 27 firefighters to put out the flames, Hamilton said. The cause and damage estimate from the fire is under investigation.

Did you see flames early Thursday morning? Upload your pictures to Patch.

Odenton-Severn Patch editor Tim Lemke contributed to this article. 

Don’t miss updates from Patch!