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LAKE MEAD, Nev. -- Three boats were destroyed and two more were damaged after a fire broke out at the Lake Mead Marina.Around 6:30 a.m. Thursday, employees saw the fire on dock B. By the time the blaze was extinguished, slips 78, 79 and 80 -- and the boats in them -- were destroyed.Two more boats near the fire were also damaged.Crews are still trying to determine the cause of the fire, but said there were no injuries reported at this time.
I just read this, havent checked on mine yet (im in slip 54)and no call from the Marina(they usually call when something is wrong)

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Wow! Hope everything is all right

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Hope your boat's all right BJ - but if you were downwind of the smoke and fire, chances are you at least will be greeted by black fiberglass soot all over your decks.

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Saw that news in another thread.
Hope your boat is OK.

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Well.... your boat is probably going to need a good cleaning. Hope everyone else is okay. Hope they had insurance too.

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Hopefully you've just got ashes in the cockpit. Let us know how you make out.
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flying embers can cause damage (sails and sails covers) look over your boat carefully
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flying embers can cause damage (sails and sails covers) look over your boat carefully
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flying embers can cause damage (sails and sails covers) look over your boat carefully
VERY TRUE.

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Update

okay just went and checked on the boat. happy to say everything was okay. the fire was only 150' from our boat. others werent as lucky. i took a couple of pics with the cell phone.




This hydraulic lift box burned to the consistency of a grocery bag

this is whats left of a steel hull houseboat

this tragedy ruined alot of peoples memorial day weekend.

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