Hundreds of boats damaged as multiple crews battle Monroe County marina fire
LA SALLE, Mich. – Dozens of fire crews battled a three-alarm fire Friday Morning at the Toledo Beach Marina in La Salle. ORIGINAL STORY: Video: Large fire burns at Toledo Beach Marina in Monroe CountyDec. 7 update: Fire chief: Cause of Toledo Beach Marina fire may never be determinedThe fire was called in just before 7 a.m. By noon, firefighters were able to get some of the flames under control, but there was still significant smoke from the area. At one point, the smoke was so thick, the flashing emergency lights of first responders could barely be seen. An entire building filled with hundreds of boats was nearly destroyed on the shore of Lake Erie. Despite being on the shore of Lake Erie, crews were unable to get enough water to battle the fire properly.
Cause of boat fire at Ford Yacht Club in Grosse Ile still under investigation
GROSSE ILE, Mich. – A boat fire at Ford Yacht Club in Grosse Ile is still under investigation. Crews responded to the fire on Wednesday at 6:37 a.m. and found two vessels engulfed in flames in the area designated as F-Dock. The boats were still in the water and crews worked to make sure the fire didn’t continue to grow. Nobody was on the boats and no injuries were reported. READ: More local news coverage
4 people injured when boat explodes at Detroit’s Riverside Marina
DETROIT – Four people are hospitalized after a boat exploded Thursday on Detroit’s east side. The incident happened shortly before 7 p.m. at a Marathon fuel pump at the Riverside Marina while the boaters were refueling. At some point, the boat caught fire before it exploded. Two men and two woman were onboard and were rushed to the hospital. The four people have burns to their legs and feet.
Several boats catch fire at St. Clair Shores marina, smoke seen for miles
ST. CLAIR SHORES, Mich. Several boats caught fire at a St. Clair Shores marina on Tuesday evening. Smoke from the fire could be seen for miles. Witnesses reported hearing an explosion. The fire happened near the restaurant Mikes on the Water, at Kens Marine in the 10 Mile and Jefferson Area. Just one good bang I heard, a St. Clair Shores resident in a nearby home said.