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Boat Burns in Marblehead Harbor

The Beverly Fire Department extinguished a vessel that burned in Marblehead Harbor Sunday afternoon.

Firefighters aboard the Beverly Fire Department's fire boat quickly extinguished a fire that broke out on a vessel in Marblehead Harbor Sunday afternoon.

At 1:57 p.m., local firefighters, the Marblehead Harbormaster and the Beverly Fire Department's fire boat responded to a report of an active boat fire in Marblehead Harbor.

The boat that burned was a 21-foot fiberglass center console boat and the blaze did not result in any injuries, according to a representative of the Beverly Fire Department.

Click through the photos attached to this post for a closer look at the scene Sunday afternoon.

The investigation into what caused the fire is ongoing, fire officials said.

The boat, which was a complete loss, was reportedly towed to Tucker's Wharf to be inspected. It will be stored at Riverhead Beach.

Marblehead Patch will be posting additional information as it is released.

Jack Michaud October 23, 2012 at 01:51 PM
Wait a minute... the sailing capital of the world does not have its own fire boat?
Brutally Honest October 26, 2012 at 02:55 PM
Anyone who thinks Marblehead is the sailing/yachting/boating capital of the world, clearly has never left this town.

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