Idaho dealer loses boats in fire


Precision Boats of Idaho Falls, Idaho, lost five new and used boats in a fire yesterday. According to a report in the East Idaho News, the Idaho Falls Emergency Dispatch Center received calls about black smoke pouring from the dealership. There was nobody inside.

When firefighters arrived, flames and smoke were coming from two bays of service area. According to employees, there were five boats, three forklifts, one UTV and tools in the service area, which was a complete loss, with damages estimated around $750,000. There were no injuries.

Firefighters kept the blaze from spreading to the showroom or surrounding structures. There was light smoke damage to the showroom. The cause of the fire is under investigation.