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Boat Fire
updated: Feb 14, 2013, 8:51 AM

Source: Ventura Fire Department

Incident Number: 13-0009563

Information Contact: Tony Hill, Battalion Chief

Incident Type: Boat Fire

Date/Time of Incident: 02/14/13, 00:50 hrs

Incident Location: 2500 Block of Channel Drive

Cause: Under Investigation

Injuries: None

Number of Personnel: 11

Fire Equipment: 2Medic Engines, 1 Medic Truck, 1 Command

Agencies Involved: Ventura City Fire Department, Ventura Police Department

Damage Estimate: $40,000 to involved boat

Fire Protection Systems Present: No


On the above date and time, Ventura City Fire units responded to a reported structure fire at a business in the 2500 block of Channel Drive. First on scene fire unit reported heavy smoke and fire in a parking lot to the rear of the business. After making entry through a locked gate, firefighters discovered a boat fully involved with fire. Firefighters extinguished the fire and protected adjacent exposures that included other parked boats as well as a local business.

Fire units remained on scene performing overhaul of burned contents of the boat. No injuries were reported as a result of this incident. Cause of the fire is suspicious in nature and remains under investigation by the Ventura City Fire Department.


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