Accidental boat fire in Talbot Co. Causes $250k in damages

A boat fire in Talbot County has been ruled as accidental.

The Maryland State Fire Marshal’s Office says on Monday morning just after 4:20 AM, a neighbor reported a fire on a 36 foot Saberline Boat, at Holly Woods Road in Sherwood.

According to the report, 15 firefighters from Tilghman, St. Michaels, and Oxford fire departments responded to the scene, and had the blaze under control in an hour. Damages are estimated at $250,000. No injuries were reported.

Investigators say the flames started in the battery charger on the pier, and have ruled the fire as the accidental.

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