1 Fort Lauderdale
News & Reviews
Two boats were destroyed and a third had minor damage in a fire at an Upper Florida Keys marina early Monday morning.
The fire happened at the Coral Bay Marina on Upper Matecumbe Key in the Village of Islamorada around 1 a.m., said Chief Terry Abel with Islamorada Fire Rescue.
Firefighters took about two hours to completely knock down the flames, he said. Asked about possible injuries, Abel replied in an email, “Unconfirmed.”
Sign Up and Save
Get six months of free digital access to the Miami Herald
The boats that caught on fire were in dry dock. The flames claimed a large Glacier Bay catamaran and a Sea Ray boat. A Corinthian pontoon boat had “superficial damages,” Assistant Fire Chief Jason Lyman said.
The state Fire Marshal is investigating the blaze.