Boat fire in Kent County under investigation

The Office of the State Fire Marshal says they responded to Osprey Marina in Kent County on Wednesday in response to reports of a boat fire.

According to the report, around 10 AM, a marina employee saw flames coming from a 55′ Prestige 5500 Fly 2015 boat and called it in. It reportedly took 40 firefighters from Rock Hall Volunteer Fire Department and Fire Department boats from Kent, Queen Anne’s, and Baltimore counties about 90 minutes to control the blaze.

Officials say that both the area of origin and the preliminary cause are under investigation, and no arrests or injuries were reported. Damages have been listed at around $1.5 million.

If anyone has information regarding this fire, they are asked to contact the Upper Eastern Regional Office of the Maryland State Fire Marshal at 410-822-7609.

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