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Boat Fire Extinguished by Passing Charter Captain

Boat Fire Extinguished by Passing Charter Captain

August 20th - 10:20am

A local charter boat captain was first on the scene of a Aug. 8 boat fire in the Indian River Inlet, and his quick action helped save the boat from flames, officials say. Capt. Dave Collins jumped aboard a 53-foot Hatteras Sport fishing boat docked at North Shore Marina after he saw flames shooting out of a vent hole, said Sgt. Gregory Rhodes of the Division of Fish and Wildlife Enforcement. Collins used a tuna ...

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