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Three large boats damaged in fire at Boston area marina

Firefighters work to keep fire from spreading to other boats last night at Constitution Marina in Boston. Photo courtesy of Boston Fire Dept/Twitter.

Firefighters work to keep fire from spreading to other boats last night at Constitution Marina in Boston. Photo courtesy of Boston Fire Dept/Twitter.

Two boats sank last night and a third was damaged after a fire at Constitution Marina in Boston's Charlestown neighborhood.

Crews from the Boston Fire Department and from Massport kept the flames from spreading to other boats in the marina. According to an article on the Boston Herald website, two of the boats sunk and a third sustained damage, but no other vessels were lost.

“Two of the boats have sunk there were no injuries and there were no one on the boats at the time of the which came in around 11:20 (p.m.),” the fire department reported via its Twitter feed. “The approximate damages at 1 million, FIU to investigate the cause companies remain for hot spots.”

The cause of the fire will be investigated. All the boats were docked and shrinkwrapped.

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