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3 boats destroyed by fire @ Baughers Bay

April 18th, 2017 | Tags: boat fire Baughers Bay police Diane Drayton
At least three boats were destroyed by fire at Baughers Bay today, April 18, 2017. Photo: VINO
It is not clear to this news site at this time what caused the blaze that destroyed at least two boats at Baughers Bay today, April 18, 2017. Photo: VINO
It is not clear to this news site at this time what caused the blaze that destroyed at least two boats at Baughers Bay today, April 18, 2017. Photo: VINO
BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI- Some two weeks after two boats were hit by fire at Baughers Bay, on the main island of Tortola, another three boats were destroyed by fire this morning, April 18, 2017.

According to reports, the boats were at a dock in Baughers Bay near Perlar's Bar at the time of the fire.

The boats were completely destroyed.

It is not clear to this news site at this time what caused the fire.

Chief Fire Officer Zebalon A. McLean confirmed the reports, stating that three boats were severely damaged as a result of the fire.

"We received the call for the boats fire at 2:35 AM Mr McLean further told Virgin Islands News Online.

Police Information Officer Diane Drayton also confirmed that police were made aware of the fire.

"I can confirm there was a boat fire, Ms Drayton stated.

An early morning fire on April 4, 2017 had destroyed two boats at the same location in Baughers Bay, on the main island of Tortola.

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